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Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP)

Also known as AFLP

AFLP may refer to:

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp), 51% report having pain during pregnancy, 51% report having itching of skin, and 51% report having sharp abdominal pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp) are pain during pregnancy, itching of skin, eye strain, wrist weakness, itchy eyelid, nailbiting, hip stiffness or tightness, elbow weakness, elbow cramps or spasms, emotional symptoms, and cross-eyed, although you may still have acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp) without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp) often receive urinalysis, pelvis exam, ultrasonography, chlamydia test, examination of breast, liver function tests, corneal transplant and procedures on spleen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp) include ursodiol (urso), methadone, glyburide, famotidine, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar), malathion topical, gemtuzumab (mylotarg), gadoteridol (prohance), carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine, devil's claw preparation and isocarboxazid (marplan) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp) include age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, and age 45-59 years almost never get acute fatty liver of pregnancy (aflp).

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.1x
15-29 years
3.3x
30-44 years
2.0x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
2.4x
Hispanic
1.9x
White
0.5x
Other
0.1x
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