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Jaundice in the Pediatric Patient

  • Andrew Davidoff

Clinically apparent icterus in a neonate generally occurs when the serum bilirubin exceeds 5 mg/dl. This level may be somewhat lower for an older child. The bilirubin can be either unconjugated (indirect) or conjugated (direct), with the differential diagnosis for each being very different.

Keywords

Common Bile Duct Biliary Atresia Choledochal Cyst Pyloric Stenosis Antitrypsin Deficiency 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Davidoff
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  1. 1.Departments of Surgery and PediatricsUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center, St. Jude Children’s Research HospitalMemphisUSA

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