icterus neonatorum

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Noun1.icterus neonatorum - yellowish appearance in newborn infants; 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

ic·ter·us ne·o·na·to·rum

n. ictericia del recién nacido.
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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.
However, in contrast to this and other studies, the male sex was not a risk factor for neonatal jaundice in this study.
2 Many factors including race, geography, genetics, nutrition, maternal factors such as drug usage, presence of diabetes mellitus, birth weight, gestational age and congenital infections can increase the incidence of pathologic neonatal jaundice.
Common morbidities were neonatal jaundice, RDS, perinatal asphyxia, infection/sepsis, MAS, and congenital anomalies.
Key words: ABO incompatibility, neonatal jaundice, blood group.
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.
The frequency of neonatal jaundice among the newborns in Aktobe in different years varies without trends from 4.
In our study, the incidence of symptomatic congenital CMV infection was 21%, with hepatosplenomegaly and neonatal jaundice being prevailing clinical features.
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.

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