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Disease Jaundice, Neonatal

Name Jaundice, Neonatal
Synonyms Icterus Gravis Neonatorum | Jaundice, Physiological Neonatal | Neonatal Jaundice | Neonatal Jaundice, Physiological | Physiological Neonatal Jaundice | Severe Jaundice in Neonate | Severe Jaundice in Newborn
Definition Yellow discoloration of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA in the NEWBORN. It is a sign of NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA. Most cases are transient self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) occurring in the first week of life, but some can be a sign of pathological disorders, particularly LIVER DISEASES.
Categories Infant-newborn disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D007567
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1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Newborn, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Jaundice, Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyperbilirubinemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Jaundice, Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Jaundice, Neonatal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Breastfeeding Jaundice
  Jaundice, Chronic Idiopathic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes