Concealed paracetamol overdose treated as HELLP syndrome in the presence of postpartum liver dysfunction.

Abstract

Paracetamol is the most frequently used analgesic during pregnancy and the most common drug involved in suicidal overdose in the UK. Manifestation of toxicity classically occurs over four phases with clinical and laboratory features resembling HELLP (haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets) syndrome. We report a case that was erroneously managed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2014.01.006

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