How frequently is there hepatic involvement in preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Hepatic involvement occurs in 10% of women with severe preeclampsia. The resulting pain (epigastric or right upper quadrant abdominal pain) is frequently accompanied by elevated serum hepatic transaminase levels.


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