Transient familial neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

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Transient familial neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

Synonyms: Lucey-Driscoll syndrome

A rare genetic hepatic disease characterized by very high serum bilirubin levels in a newborn clinically presenting as jaundice during the first few days of life. The condition is usually self-resolving although in some cases it can lead to kernicterus with corresponding symptoms (including lethargy high-pitched crying hypotonia missing reflexes vomiting or seizures among others) which may result in chronic disability and even death.

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