Neonatal jaundice

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Neonatal jaundice

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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....

Chapter.  1756 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology ; Paediatrics

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