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Mini Review Volume 6 Issue 1

Neonanatal Jaundice: A Mini-Review

Mousumi Hazorika1*, Abhijit Deka1, Pallabi Devi1, Mridusmrita Buragohain2, Utpal Barman1 and Dhrubajyoti Borpujari3

1Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, India
2Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, India
3Department of Animal Reproduction, Ganaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, India

*Corresponding Author: Mousumi Hazorika, Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, India.

Received: November 28, 2022; Published: December 23, 2022


Neonatal jaundice is a condition that occurs within the first week of life as a result of excessive accumulation of a bile pigment called bilirubin in the body. It occurs as a usual process in 65-70% of the new-born. However, it may occur due to lack of breastmilk feeding, extreme dehydration or due to some genetic disorders, metabolism disorders, gland malfunction or liver diseases. Sometimes neonatal jaundice can cause complications and even lead to death, if not treated at time. It is important to determine whether the infant’s jaundice is physiological or pathological and then treated accordingly. So, the study aims to review the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of neonatal jaundice addressing complexities that have arisen with new technologies. It also discusses the medical and nursing management guidelines regarding the prevention and care of the neonates and their families with jaundice.

Keywords: Neonatal Jaundice; Bilirubin; Phytotherapy; Exchange Transfusion; Immunoglobulins


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Citation: Mousumi Hazorika., et al. “Neonanatal Jaundice: A Mini-Review". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 6.1 (2023): 06-11.


Copyright: © 2023 Mousumi Hazorika., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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