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What causes most neonatal jaundice?

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Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Jaundice: Most physiologic neonatal jaundice is caused by immaturity of the liver and inability to process all of the breakdown products of red blood cells leading to a build up of bilirubin. This may be exacerbated in breast fed infants. There are causes of neonatal jaundice that can represent disease states, but these are not the most n cause of neonatal jaindice.
Answered on Jul 21, 2014
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