Hepatic emergencies in pregnancy

M. H. Sjogren*

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Although liver disease during pregnancy is a rare event, it can have devastating effects on the mother and the child. This article reviews diseases uniquely associated to pregnancy, such as fatty liver of pregnancy, toxemia, and others. It also details new advances in diseases such as viral hepatitis and pregnancy and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1115-1127
Number of pages13
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


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