bronze baby syndrome

bronze baby syndrome

a brown or bronze discoloration of the skin that may occur in children with hyperbilirubinemia who have received phototherapy.
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A complication of phototherapy in infants with clinical jaundice and indirect hyperbilirubinemia
Other complications of phototherapy Rashes, overheating, overcooling, dehydration
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bronze baby syndrome

Pediatrics A complication of phototherapy in infants with clinical jaundice and indirect hyperbilirubinemia Clinical Dark gray-brown skin discoloration that may persist for many months, ↑ direct bilirubin, mixed hyperbilirubinemia, and obstructive liver disease. See Breast milk jaundice.
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