There are several hypertensive states that can manifest in pregnancy. They include:
They may be commoner in young primigravid as well as older multiparous women.
- acute fatty liver of pregnancy
- HELLP syndrome: often considered a life threatening form of pre-eclampsia
On imaging there are only indirect features features to assess which include:
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- 2. Schmidt W, Kurjak A. Color Doppler Sonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Thieme Medical Publishers. (2004) ISBN:1588902560. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon