Spontaneous liver rupture in pre-eclampsia.

  title={Spontaneous liver rupture in pre-eclampsia.},
  author={Bissallah Ahmed Ekele and Lydia R Airede and Jacob Ndas Legbo and Abdulmumini Yakubu and Daniel Chukwunyere Nnadi and Matthew A. Gana},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={35 1},
Spontaneous liver rupture is a rare complication of pre-eclampsia. A booked, 30-year old woman with pre-eclampsia and twin gestation developed severe abdominal pains 10 hours after a supervised, vaginal delivery. On examination she was in hypovolemic shock with abdominal distension from hemoperitoneum. Uterine rupture was suspected and she had a laparotomy after resuscitation. But at surgery the uterus was intact and instead liver rupture was found which was managed by omental packing after… CONTINUE READING


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