Case of fulminant hepatic failure due to unrecognized peripartum cardiomyopathy

@article{Fussell2005CaseOF,
  title={Case of fulminant hepatic failure due to unrecognized peripartum cardiomyopathy},
  author={Kevin M. Fussell and Joseph A. Awad and Lorraine B. Ware},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={891-893}
}
Objective:To describe a postpartum patient who presented with fulminant hepatic failure and hepatic coma as a result of unrecognized peripartum cardiomyopathy. Design:Case report. Setting:Medical intensive care unit of a tertiary care academic medical center. Patient:A 35-yr-old woman 5 wks postpartum from an uneventful spontaneous vaginal delivery who was transferred to our institution with fulminant hepatic failure and worsening hepatic encephalopathy of unknown etiology for consideration of… 
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