A. 20 mg%.
B. 12.5 gm%.
C. 18 mg%/.
D. 15 mg%.
The apparatus shown in the picture above represents Phototherapy which is the most common treatment for reducing high bilirubin levels that cause jaundice in a newborn.
- Causes of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia:
- Criggler Najjar syndrome I & II,
- Physiological jaundice,
- Gilbert syndrome
- Breast milk jaundice etc.
- Causes of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia: Biliary atresia (extrahepatic/ intrahepatic),
- MC cause of conjugated bilirubinemia in newborn: Idiopathic infantile hepatitis
- Physiological jaundice appears on: 3rd day (lasts upto 7th day)
- MC cause of jaundice within 24 hours after birth: Erythroblastosis fetalis
- Breast milk jaundice is due to: Pregnandiole
- Kernicterus: Unconjugated bilirubin, in basal ganglia
- Rise in level of bilirubin in physiological jaundice: Less than 5 mg/ dl/ day.