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nbme21/Block 1/Question#11 (33.7 difficulty score)
A 27-year-old primigravid woman at 34 weeks' ...

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mambaforstep  FA 2019 pg 629 +1  
qball  One thing I find odd with this question is HELLP is a manifestation of severe preeclampsia but she has had an otherwise unremarkable pregnancy. Shouldn't she have hypertension/edema in regards to her pregnancy beforehand? +  
demihesmisome  Pre-eclampsia, if not severe, can be entirely asymptomatic. +1  
misterdoctor69  Her blood pressure is 164/102, which qualifies her as having preeclampsia. +