Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia due to prematurity

A condition characterized as an increased level of bilirubin above 85 umol/l (5 mg/dL) which manifests as yellowing of the eyes, skin, and other tissues of a Newborn associated with some complication due to Birth of the child before the completion of 37 weeks of gestation.

Causes

  • preterm delivery
  • Signs & Symptoms

  • Jaundice (finding)
  • Also Known As

  • Hyperbilirubinaemia of prematurity
  • Jaundice due to delayed conjugation associated with preterm delivery
  • preterm delivery-associated jaundice
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code P59.0

    9439 0.578099966049