A 4-day-old term, formula-fed male infant with an uncomplicated prenatal course and no ABO set up or other identified cause of excessive jaundice was admitted to the hospital for phototherapy treatment of hyperbilirubinemia with a peak bilirubin of 19.5. He had an uneventful hospital course and was discharged on day 6 of life. On day 8 of life, his mother called concerned that he was fussy and had a black …
Post Author: Michael D. Schwartz, MD
Michael D. Schwartz is a pediatrician.
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