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Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal

Accumulation of BILIRUBIN, a breakdown product of HEME PROTEINS, in the BLOOD during the first weeks of life. This may lead to NEONATAL JAUNDICE. The excess bilirubin may exist in the unconjugated (indirect) or the conjugated (direct) form. The condition may be self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) or pathological with toxic levels of bilirubin.

Year introduced: 2006

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Tree Number(s): C16.614.451, C23.550.429.249

MeSH Unique ID: D051556

Entry Terms:

  • Hyperbilirubinemia During Infancy
  • During Infancies, Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Infancy, Hyperbilirubinemia During
  • Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Direct Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal Direct
  • Neonatal Direct Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal Indirect
  • Neonatal Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia

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