Hepatic infarction in preeclampsia.

  title={Hepatic infarction in preeclampsia.},
  author={A J Kronthal and Elliot K. Fishman and Janet E. Kuhlman and Mark E. Bohlman},
  volume={177 3},
Two cases of hepatic infarction in toxemia of pregnancy are described. Both patients had associated laboratory findings of the HELLP syndrome (hemolytic anemia, elevated liver enzyme levels, and low platelet levels). Computed tomography (CT) showed nonenhancing low-attenuation areas varying in configuration from peripheral, well-defined, wedge-shaped lesions to larger abnormalities. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a corresponding area of low signal intensity on T1-weighted images with high… CONTINUE READING


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