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Glossary for Neonatal jaundice due to metabolic disorders

Medical terms related to Neonatal jaundice due to metabolic disorders or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Enlarged liver: Swelling of the liver.
  • Fructosuria: A rare harmless asymptomatic condition caused by a lack of the liver enzyme called fructokinase which is needed to turn fructose into glycogen.
  • Galactosemia: Accumulation of galactose in the blood leading to mental retardation and failure to thrive if not corrected.
  • Gaucher Disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the deficiency of the enzyme called glucocerebrosidase and accumulation of glycosylceramide (glucocerebroside). There are three forms of this disease: type 1, 2 and 3.
  • Glycogen storage diseases: A condition which is characterized by a defect in the ability of the body to store glycogen
  • Infant conditions: Any condition that affects an infant
  • Jaundice: yellowish discoloration of the skin and mucous membrane
  • Jaundice-like symptoms: Yellowing symptoms of jaundice
  • Metabolic disorder: occurs when abnormal chemical reactions occur in the body
  • Metabolic symptoms: Symptoms affecting the metabolic system.
  • Neonatal health symptoms: Symptoms affecting a neonate less than 28 days old.
  • Neonatal jaundice: A yellow discolouration of the skin which sometimes occurs in newborns
  • Niemann-Pick disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body.
  • Tyrosinemia: A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver.
  • Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.

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