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    HELLP syndrome

    Preeclampsia is the development of swelling, elevated blood pressure, sudden and rapid weight gain and protein in the urine during pregnancy. The exact cause is unknown, but it occurs in approximately 5% of the population.

    HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that occur in pregnant women who have: H — (the breakdown of red blood cells) EL — elevated liver enzymes LP — low

  • Disease

    Hydatidiform mole

    The uterus is a muscular organ with thick walls, two upper openings to the fallopian tubes and an inferior opening to the vagina.

    Hydatidiform mole is a rare mass or growth that forms inside the womb (uterus) at the beginning of a pregnancy. It is a type . A cancerous form of GTD is called .

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    Hyperemesis gravidarum

    Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme, persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy that can lead to .