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What are the tests for kernicterus?

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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Kernicterus tests

Kernicterus is a devastating chronic disabling condition characterized by the clinical tetrad of choreoathetoid cerebral palsy, central neural hearing loss, palsy of the vertical gaze, and tooth enamel hypoplasia as the result of bilirubin-induced cell toxicity.

In brief: Kernicterus tests

Kernicterus is a devastating chronic disabling condition characterized by the clinical tetrad of choreoathetoid cerebral palsy, central neural hearing loss, palsy of the vertical gaze, and tooth enamel hypoplasia as the result of bilirubin-induced cell toxicity.
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
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In brief: KERNICTERUS

Once hyperbilirubin is detected, efforts should be done to lower it.
There's no test to determine the risk of kernicterus and no treatment once it develops.

In brief: KERNICTERUS

Once hyperbilirubin is detected, efforts should be done to lower it.
There's no test to determine the risk of kernicterus and no treatment once it develops.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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