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A 27-year-old primigravid woman at 34 weeks' ...
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?
Pre-eclampsia, if not severe, can be entirely asymptomatic.
Her blood pressure is 164/102, which qualifies her as having preeclampsia.