Hyperferritinemia in pregnancy induced hypertension and eclampsia.

@article{Raman1992HyperferritinemiaIP,
  title={Hyperferritinemia in pregnancy induced hypertension and eclampsia.},
  author={Laser Raman and Aruna B. Pawashe and P Yasodhara},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          65-7
        }
}
A study of serum iron and ferritin levels in Indian women with pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) (mild/severe) and eclampsia compared with controls of similar gestational ages, revealed that mean serum iron was elevated slightly in PIH and significantly in eclampsia as compared to controls. Mean ferritin levels were significantly elevated both in PIH and eclampsia as compared to controls indicating that ferritin measurement in PIH and eclampsia would not reflect iron nutritional status. Lack… CONTINUE READING

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