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Causes of HELLP syndrome
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Causes of HELLP syndrome

The cause of HELLP syndrome is not currently known. However, there are factors that have been linked to an increased risk of developing HELLP syndrome, such as the following:

  • Pre-eclampsia.
  • Previous pregnancy with HELLP syndrome.
  • Multiparous.
  • Caucasian ethnicity.
  • Pregnancy in young women.

Family history or coagulation disorders should not be forgotten as they are also risk factors for HELLP syndrome.

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Last Update: 01/05/2023