When is phototherapy indicated for the treatment of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia?

Updated: Sep 29, 2020
  • Author: Hisham Nazer, MBBCh, FRCP, DTM&H; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Neonatal jaundice

No treatment is needed for physiologic jaundice. For breast milk jaundice and other types of nonphysiologic jaundice, phototherapy can be used.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.

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