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Diseases » Neonatal Jaundice » Summary
 

What is Neonatal Jaundice?

What is Neonatal Jaundice?

Newborn babies often suffer from a slight yellow tinge of the skin and eyes caused by a type of jaundice called neonatal jaundice. This is from ...more »

  • Neonatal Jaundice: Common skin yellowing jaundice in newborn babies.

Neonatal Jaundice: Introduction

Types of Neonatal Jaundice:

Broader types of Neonatal Jaundice:

Who gets Neonatal Jaundice?

Patient Profile for Neonatal Jaundice: Newborn babies during their first few days of life.

How serious is Neonatal Jaundice?

Prognosis of Neonatal Jaundice: Good, except rare severe cases.
Complications of Neonatal Jaundice: see complications of Neonatal Jaundice

What causes Neonatal Jaundice?

Causes of Neonatal Jaundice: see causes of Neonatal Jaundice
Cause of Neonatal Jaundice: Immaturity of the liver causing failure to process bile.
Risk factors for Neonatal Jaundice: see risk factors for Neonatal Jaundice

What are the symptoms of Neonatal Jaundice?

Symptoms of Neonatal Jaundice: see symptoms of Neonatal Jaundice

Complications of Neonatal Jaundice: see complications of Neonatal Jaundice

Neonatal Jaundice: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neonatal Jaundice.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neonatal Jaundice.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Neonatal Jaundice: see treatments for Neonatal Jaundice
Research for Neonatal Jaundice: see research for Neonatal Jaundice

Society issues for Neonatal Jaundice


Hospitalization statistics for Neonatal Jaundice: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Neonatal Jaundice:

  • 0.001%81 of hospital consultant episodes were for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for neonatal jaundice due to other excessive haemolysis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Neonatal Jaundice:

Organs and body systems related to Neonatal Jaundice include:

Name and Aliases of Neonatal Jaundice

Main name of condition: Neonatal Jaundice

Other names or spellings for Neonatal Jaundice:

Neonatal Jaundice: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Neonatal Jaundice:

 

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