Liver disease in pregnancy.

  title={Liver disease in pregnancy.},
  author={Jacqueline L. Wolf},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={80 5},
The liver is one of the many organs affected by the physiologic and hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy. Hepatic disorders diagnosed before pregnancy may be unaffected or exacerbated by the pregnant state. Liver disorders that are specific to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, preeclampsia/ eclampsia, HELLP, and hepatic rupture, may have a profound impact on the morbidity and mortality rates of mother and… CONTINUE READING
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