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Descriptor English: HELLP Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome HELLP
Descriptor síndrome HELLP
Scope note: Síndrome de HEMÓLISIS, aumento de las ENZIMAS hepáticas y un bajo recuento plaquetario (TROMBOCITOPENIA). El síndrome HELLP se observa en mujeres embarazadas con PREECLAMPSIA o ECLAMPSIA que exhiben también daño HEPÁTICO y anomalías en la COAGULACIÓN SANGUÍNEA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome HELLP
Descriptor French: HELLP syndrome
Entry term(s): Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Lowered Platelets
Syndrome, HELLP
Tree number(s): C13.703.395.186
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017359
Scope note: A syndrome of HEMOLYSIS, elevated liver ENZYMES, and low blood platelets count (THROMBOCYTOPENIA). HELLP syndrome is observed in pregnant women with PRE-ECLAMPSIA or ECLAMPSIA who also exhibit LIVER damage and abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Eclampsia (1985-1992)
Hemolysis (1982-1992)
Liver/enzymology (1982-1992)
Pre-Eclampsia (1982-1992)
Thrombocytopenia (1982-1992)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
Entry Version: HELLP
DeCS ID: 30704
Unique ID: D017359
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Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/18
Revision Date: 2016/06/06
HELLP Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0026355
Scope note A syndrome of HEMOLYSIS, elevated liver ENZYMES, and low blood platelets count (THROMBOCYTOPENIA). HELLP syndrome is observed in pregnant women with PRE-ECLAMPSIA or ECLAMPSIA who also exhibit LIVER damage and abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION.
Preferred term HELLP Syndrome
Entry term(s) Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Lowered Platelets
Syndrome, HELLP



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