How is physiologic jaundice characterized in newborns?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Hisham Nazer, MBBCh, FRCP, DTM&H; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Physiologic jaundice

All newborns have higher bilirubin levels (mainly unconjugated bilirubin) than do adults.


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