Acute renal failure in a patient with HELLP syndrome-an unusual complication of eclampsia

A. K. Ghosh, K. Vashisht, S. Varma, D. Khullar, V. Sakhuja

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Abstract

Acute renal failure occurring in a 24-year-old primigravida with eclampsia and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets) syndrome is described. She also had transient disseminated intravascular coagulation. Hemodialvsis, fresh blood transfusions, and antihypertensive therapy were administered, and resulted in complete recovery. Kidney biopsy revealed acute tubular necrosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-298
Number of pages4
JournalRenal Failure
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

Keywords

  • Acule renal failure
  • Eclampsia
  • HELLP syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology

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