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Neonatal jaundice 

Neonatal jaundice
Chapter:
Neonatal jaundice
Source:
Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics) (1 ed.)
Author(s):

R. Mark Beattie

, Anil Dhawan

, and John W.L. Puntis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0047

Epidemiology 340

Unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia 340

Specific conditions 342

Conjugated hyperbilirubinaemia 343

Idiopathic neonatal hepatitis 347

30–50% of normal term newborns are jaundiced after birth.

Physiological and breast milk jaundice account for the majority of cases.

1 in 2500 infants has conjugated hyperbilirubinaemia....

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