Rosh Review Q1.3

A 32-year-old woman who is at 20 weeks gestational age presents to the ED after a seizure. Her vital signs are BP 115/70, HR 105, RR 16, T 98.7°F, and pulse oximetry 98% on room air. On exam, you note some confusion, but otherwise there are no focal deficits. Lab results reveal a hemoglobin of 7 g/dL and platelets of 12,000/microliter. A peripheral blood smear reveals schistocytes. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for her condition?

A. Delivery of fetus

B. Magnesium sulfate

C. Plasmapharesis

D. Platelet transfusion

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