What is the role of coagulopathy studies in the diagnosis of HELLP syndrome in preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Platelet/coagulopathy-related results are as follows:

  • Platelet count below 100,000/mm3

  • Elevated PT or aPTT*

  • Decreased fibrinogen*

  • Increased d-dimer level*


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