A STUDY OF JAUNDICE IN THE NEWBORN

Dr A Damodaran Alakkodan

Abstract


Jaundice is often found in the newborn. The yellow coloured skin often causes anxiety in the parents. It is caused by the accumulation of bilirubin in the blood. It can be caused by a plethora of causes. Some conditions can be serious where as others can be self – limiting. This study puts in an effort to study the jaundice of the newborn.


Keywords


Jaundice, Newborn, Bilirubin.

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