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Jaundice, Neonatal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Jaundice, Neonatal
Tree Number(s)
C16.614.451.500
C23.550.429.249.500
Unique ID
D007567
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007567
Annotation
check the tag INFANT, NEWBORN
Scope Note
Yellow discoloration of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA in the NEWBORN. It is a sign of NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA. Most cases are transient self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) occurring in the first week of life, but some can be a sign of pathological disorders, particularly LIVER DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Icterus Gravis Neonatorum
Neonatal Jaundice
Physiological Neonatal Jaundice
Severe Jaundice in Neonate
Severe Jaundice in Newborn
See Also
Erythroblastosis, Fetal
Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
Public MeSH Note
1966; for ICTERUS GRAVIS NEONATORUM see ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETAL 1975-2005
History Note
1966; for ICTERUS GRAVIS NEONATORUM use ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETAL 1975-2005
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Jaundice, Neonatal Preferred
Physiological Neonatal Jaundice Narrower
Severe Jaundice in Newborn Narrower
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