icterus gravis neonatorum


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Related to icterus gravis neonatorum: kernicterus, Hydrops fetalis

icterus gravis neonatorum

[ik′tərəs]
Etymology: Gk, ikteros, jaundice; L, gravis, weight, neonatus, newborn
a hemolytic jaundice of the newborn caused by incompatibility between the mother's serum and the infant's red corpuscles.

icterus gravis neonatorum

Hemolytic disease of the newborn.
See: erythroblastosis fetalis; exchange transfusion; kernicterus; phototherapy
See also: icterus

icterus gravis neonatorum

See ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS, HAEMOLYTIC DISEASE OF THE NEW-BORN.