hyperbilirubinemia

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abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood

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While neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is normally a transient phenomenon, in more severe forms it can result in irreversible brain damage, a condition known as kernicterus.
While neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is normally a transient phenomenon, if left untreated in more severe forms can result in irreversible brain damage.
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is usually a benign condition, peaking 2-4 days after birth, that requires no intervention.
Early detection and treatment of hyperbilirubinemia is critical for prevention of kernicterus.
In case we forget, kernicterus is preventable, and severe hyperbilirubinemia is both preventable and treatable.