Síndrome HELLP y rotura hepática en un embarazo gemelar: presentación de un caso

Translated title of the contribution: HELLP Syndrome and Hepatic Rupture in a Twin Pregnancy: A Case Report

Jorge Ybaseta-Medina, Raúl Huamán-Coronado, Marjorie Ybaseta-Soto

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Introduction: hellp syndrome and hepatic rupture are rare complications, especially in the case of twin pregnancy. Here, we present a case of ruptured hepatic subcapsular hematoma due to hellp syndrome that caused complication in a twin pregnancy. This case required emergency Cesarean section and management of hypovolemia hepatic packing. Case presentation: A 41-year-old female pregnant with twins (35 weeks) came to the emergency room for uterine contractions and absence of fetal movements. Due to severe bradycardia in both fetuses, emergency Cesarean section was performed. When the abdominal cavity was opened, hemoperitoneum was found, and both fetuses were extracted alive. A median, supra-, and infraumbilical exploratory laparotomy (post Cesarean section) was performed, and right lobe hepatic rupture was found. Subsequently, hepatic packing with compression and temporary abdominal closure was performed. Hypovolemic shock and preeclampsia was continuously managed in the intensive care unit. At 21 days, the patient was discharged in good condition. Conclusion: hellp syndrome causes serious complications, such as hepatic rupture, which may lead to maternal and perinatal mortality if not correctly treated early in a multidisciplinary manner.

Translated title of the contributionHELLP Syndrome and Hepatic Rupture in a Twin Pregnancy: A Case Report
Original languageSpanish
JournalRevista Ciencias de la Salud
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2023

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