Abstract

Public Health Issue Paper Liver Disease in Pregnancy: Two Lives in Danger

Liver diseases in pregnancy include a diverse range of problems with its great clinical impact on maternal and child health. Some of the liver problems are unique to the gestational state, whereas some of them reflect a preexisting condition and which exacerbate by the pregnancy. Knowledge of the spectrum of determinants which contribute to liver disease in pregnancy is very important because, some of these entities require specific or urgent management to save the mothers and child life. In addition, some changes to the liver during pregnancy are pathologic, so familiarity of community with the interpretation of those changes and its causation factors is necessary to direct a proper and timely workup at a preventive level.


Author(s): Shumaila Batool*

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