Neonatal Jaundice

The yellowish discoloration of the white part of the eyes and skin in a neonate due to high bilirubin levels is Neonatal jaundice .It is a common condition in the babies  born before 38weeks and some breastfed babies also. The symptoms which includes excess sleepiness or poor feeding. If the jaundice is mild in infants it often disappears on its own within two or three weeks, or else the baby should be readmitted in the hospital for the treatment. Photo therapy or light therapy is the treatment which lowers bilirubin levels in the blood in neonate. It mainly occurs due to break down of RBC’s, liver diseases, hypothyroidism etc.

  • Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency
  • Spherocytosis
  • Dubin-Johnson Syndrome
  • Cephalo-hematoma
  • Breastfeeding Jaundice
  • Unconjugated Bilirubin

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