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Pregnancy in women with pre-existing chronic liver disease

Richard H Lee, MD
Tram T Tran, MD
Section Editors
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM
Deputy Editor
Kristen M Robson, MD, MBA, FACG


Liver disease in pregnant women can be seen in three general settings:

The patient has liver disease induced by pregnancy, such as:

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (see "Acute fatty liver of pregnancy")

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (see "Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy")

Hyperemesis gravidarum (see "Clinical features and evaluation of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy" and "Treatment and outcome of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy")

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