jaundice


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Neonatal jaundice is a common condition in neonates that is associated with the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes, typically in the first few days after birth.
Pathologic neonatal jaundice is one of the leading cause for hospital readmissions during the first week of postnatal life especially in low-income countries.
Antioxidant materials with decreased secondary intestinal absorption and decreased plasma levels cause failure in fat absorption and increase oxidative damage in obstructive jaundice (5, 6).
Conclusion: ABO incompatibility as a common cause of jaundice was seen in 23% neonates.
1-4,6-8] Several studies in Nigeria have shown neonatal jaundice to be one of the most common neonatal emergencies in the referral centres, [3,9-11] and some reports have shown that severe neonatal jaundice and kernicterus contributed to about a half of all cases of cerebral palsy.
1) While the incidence of metastatic malignant melanoma to the GI tract is well documented, dissemination to the ampulla of Vater resulting in obstructive jaundice is far less common with very few clinical cases reported so far.
A total of 258 patients were enrolled for the study after fulfilling the inclusion/ exclusion criteria to compare the decrease in serum bilirubin after applying continuous/intermittent phototherapy for the treatment of neonatal jaundice.
For the supply of neonatal incubators jaundice management equipment and their related accessories including but not limited to: Closed Incubators; Open Warmer Incubators; Combined Incubators; Warmer with Resuscitation Incubator Units; Transport Incubators; Photo-therapy Devices; Jaundice Meters; and Related Accessories.
2 One study defined pathological jaundice as serum bilirubin concentration being more than 17mg/dl in full-term infants.
Objective: To highlight the role of ultrasonography and MRCP as preliminary investigation in patients with obstructive jaundice.