Acute fatty liver of pregnancy

  title={Acute fatty liver of pregnancy},
  author={Khalid Mjahed and Boubker Charra and Driss Hamoudi and Mohamed Noun and Lhoucine Barrou},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
ObjectiveAcute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a rare and serious entity associated with significant maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. We describe our experience with the clinical diagnosis, management and course patients with AFLP.Study designMedical records of patients with AFLP were reviewed over a 10-year period. Records were reviewed for symptoms, laboratory findings, clinical course, and maternal and perinatal outcomes.ResultsThe incidence of AFLP was 1 in 7,270 births… 
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