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Please enter at least one feature (symptom, sign or investigation result) before performing the calculation.
For example, if chest pain and low oxygen saturations were present, but haemoptysis was absent, the features section should look as follows:
To add a feature that is present, start typing and then click the green arrow.
To add the absence of a feature (i.e. a 'negative' finding), start typing then click the red cross.
If you want to remove a feature from the list simply click the grey cross in the box to the right of the feature.
HELLP is an acronym for Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, and a Low Platelet count. It is a serious condition that can develop in the late stages of pregnancy. Whilst there is significant overlap with severe pre-eclampsia in terms of the features some patients present with no prior history so many specialists consider it a separate entity in its own right. However, it should be remembered that around 10-20% of patients with severe preeclampsia will go on to develop HELLP.