hyperbilirubinemia


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Noun1.hyperbilirubinemia - abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia - a common disorder that is usually due to immaturity of the liver; usually subsides spontaneously
icterus, jaundice - yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
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hy·per·bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a

n. hiperbilirrubinemia, exceso de bilirrubina en la sangre.
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Q fever may have also contributed to hyperbilirubinemia through two mechanisms.
Artifactual hyperbilirubinemia due to paraprotein interference.
Only 2% of patients had grade 3 diarrhea, and only 2% had grade 4 hyperbilirubinemia.
Patients with common causes of hyperbilirubinemia such as ABO/Rh incompatibility, hypothyroidism, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, inborn errors of metabolism and sepsis were excluded.
More than 50 per cent of all infants, both pre-term and full-term, are at risk of hyperbilirubinemia, said a statement from GE.
The corrected text is: "Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia test methods for G6PD mentions that 5 mL (not 50 mL) and 10 mL of blood are required.
The authors have also pointed out that the patient had hemolysis, hypotension, vomiting and hyperbilirubinemia which can predispose and contribute to the pathogenesis of acute renal failure.
3,4) It is manifest exclusively during the neonatal period, in the first two to four weeks of life, with persistent jaundice due to a conjugated hyperbilirubinemia and pale acholic stools.
The injuries did not appear to be related to duration of use or dose, and included cases of asymptomatic hyperbilirubinemia, jaundice, liver damage, liver transplant, and one death--a 19-year-old previously healthy male in 2007.
Babesiosis is an intraerythrocytic parasitic infection that ranges from subclinical to severe (possibly fatal) disease with fever, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, and hyperbilirubinemia.