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By David W. McCandless

Kernicterus (bilirubin encephalopathy) is a hugely fascinating instance of metabolic encephalopathy. It fills all of the features of a metabolic encephalopathy in that it might probably improve swiftly, produces signature symptoms, and is amenable to winning remedy. within the absence of therapy kernicterus can produce devastating sequelae and death.

The current quantity will study the biochemistry and body structure of bilirubin in addition to its hepatic metabolism and renal excretion. Chapters will tricky physically disposition of bilirubin and its neuropathology. either early remedies and present remedy might be mentioned intimately. Phototherapy may be offered, and its efficacy and impression on prevalence completely tested.

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