*Kernicterus

... is a bilirubin-induced brain dysfunction. The term was coined in 1904 by Schmorl. Bilirubin is a naturally ... In the past it was thought that kernicterus (KI) could cause an intellectual disability. This was assumed due to difficulty ... Cochlear implants and hearing aids have also been known to improve the hearing loss that can come with kernicterus (auditory ... The only effective way at preventing kernicterus is to lower the serum bilirubin levels either by phototherapy or exchange ...

*DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Brain Diseases: Metabolic: Kernicterus

Kernicterus is a rare neurological disorder characterized by excessive levels of bilirubin in the blood (hyperbilirubinemia) ... Kernicterus is a rare neurological disorder characterized by excessive levels of bilirubin in the blood (hyperbilirubinemia) ...

*Birth defect

It can also cause some kernicterus and petechiae. Kernicterus causes yellow pigmentation of the skin, brain damage, and ... "Kernicterus". MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 December 2014. "Petechiae". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved 7 December 2014 ...

*Neonatal jaundice

Infants with kernicterus may have a fever or seizures. High pitched crying is an effect of kernicterus. Scientists used a ... Shah, Z; Chawla, A; Patkar, D; Pungaonkar, S (March 2003). "MRI in kernicterus". Australas Radiol. 47 (1): 55-7. doi:10.1046/j. ... Juetschke, L.J. (2005, Mar/Apr). Kernicterus: still a concern. Neonatal Network, 24(2), 7-19, 59-62 Colletti, JE; Kothari, S; ... Complications may include seizures, cerebral palsy, or kernicterus. In many cases there is no specific underlying disorder ( ...

*Athetosis

Martich-Kriss, V; Kollias, SS; Ball WS, Jr (April 1995). "MR findings in kernicterus". American Journal of Neuroradiology. 16 ( ...

*Jaundice

If bilirubin levels in babies are very high for too long, a type of brain damage, known as kernicterus, may occur. Causes of ... Kernicterus is associated with increased unconjugated bilirubin not carried by albumin. Newborns are especially vulnerable to ... In cases where bilirubin rises higher, a brain-damaging condition known as kernicterus can occur, leading to significant ... "Facts about Jaundice and Kernicterus". CDC. February 23, 2015. Archived from the original on 8 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August ...

*D-Rev

Bhutani, Vinod K. (2003). "Newborn Jaundice and Kernicterus - Health and Societal Perspectives". Indian Journal of Pediatrics. ... kernicterus), and death. Jaundice can be treated through phototherapy, which breaks down the excess bilirubin in a jaundiced ...

*Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Because of lower serum bilirubin, kernicterus is rare in type II. Bile is pigmented, instead of pale in type I or dark as ... Before the availability of phototherapy, these children died of kernicterus (bilirubin encephalopathy) or survived until early ...

*Hemolytic disease of the newborn (anti-Kell)

Lande, Lottie (1948). "Clinical signs and development of survivors of kernicterus due to Rh sensitization". The Journal of ... "Definition of the Clinical Spectrum of Kernicterus and Bilirubin-Induced Neurologic Dysfunction (BIND)". Journal of ... or rapidly rising bilirubin Prolonged hyperbilirubinemia Bilirubin Induced Neuorlogical Dysfunction Cerebral Palsy Kernicterus ...

*Hemolytic disease of the newborn

Like other severe neonatal jaundice, there is the possibility of acute or chronic kernicterus, however the risk of kernicterus ... It is important to note that isoimmunization is a risk factor for neurotoxicity and lowers the level at which kernicterus can ... Lande, Lottie (1948). "Clinical signs and development of survivors of kernicterus due to Rh sensitization". The Journal of ... Complications of HDN could include kernicterus, hepatosplenomegaly, inspissated (thickened or dried) bile syndrome and/or ...

*Hemolytic disease of the newborn (ABO)

Lande, Lottie (1948). "Clinical signs and development of survivors of kernicterus due to Rh sensitization". The Journal of ... "Definition of the Clinical Spectrum of Kernicterus and Bilirubin-Induced Neurologic Dysfunction (BIND)". Journal of ... a poorly developed blood-brain barrier that is unable to block bilirubin from entering the brain.This can result in kernicterus ... or rapidly rising bilirubin Prolonged hyperbilirubinemia Bilirubin Induced Neuorlogical Dysfunction Cerebral Palsy Kernicterus ...

*Sulfadiazine

If used during pregnancy it may increase the risk of kernicterus in the baby. While the company that makes it does not ...

*Johannes Orth

Schmorl coined the term "kernicterus" (jaundice of the basal ganglia) for the yellow staining phenomenon. Ueber das Vorkommen ... 2] Pioneers in the Scientific Study of Neonatal Jaundice and Kernicterus This article incorporates translated text from an ...

*Christian Georg Schmorl

In 1904 Schmorl coined the term kernicterus to describe nuclear jaundice of the basal ganglia. This condition was earlier ... Pioneers in the Scientific Study of Neonatal Jaundice and Kernicterus Pediatrics / August 2000, Volume 106 / Issue 2. [1] ...

*Preterm birth

... that can lead to kernicterus. Infection, including sepsis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infection [1] A study of 241 children ...

*Divicine

Symptoms of favism include hemolysis, prolonged jaundice, kernicterus, and even acute renal failure in extreme cases. The ...

*Jacques François Édouard Hervieux

1] Pioneers in the Scientific Study of Neonatal Jaundice and Kernicterus by Thor Willy Ruud Hansen, MD, PhD. ...

*Cyclospora cayetanensis

The drug should be avoided near-term as there are high potentials for hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus in newborns. ...

*Athetoid cerebral palsy

As kernicterus has decreased due to improvements in care, over the last 50 years the proportion of children developing athetoid ... Bilirubin encephalopathy, also known as kernicterus, is the accumulation of bilirubin in the grey matter of the central nervous ...

*Opisthotonus

... in the neonate may be a symptom of meningitis, tetanus, severe kernicterus, or the rare Maple syrup urine disease ...

*Parinaud's syndrome

... kernicterus, and barbiturate overdose. The eye findings of Parinaud's Syndrome generally improve slowly over months, especially ...

*Hereditary spherocytosis

Acute cases can threaten to cause hypoxia through anemia and acute kernicterus through high blood levels of bilirubin, ...

*Moro reflex

The Moro reflex is impaired in the early stage of kernicterus and it is absent in the late stage of kernicterus. The reflex was ...

*Bili light

... kernicterus), leading to cerebral palsy, auditory neuropathy, gaze abnormalities and dental enamel hypoplasia. The therapy uses ...

*Gilbert's syndrome

... as the high bilirubin causes irreversible neurological disability in the form of kernicterus. The enzymes that are defective in ...