Reversibility of acute intermediate phase bilirubin encephalopathy.

  title={Reversibility of acute intermediate phase bilirubin encephalopathy.},
  author={Thor Willy Ruud Hansen and Lutz Nietsch and Elisabeth Norman and Jesper Vandborg Bjerre and J -M Hascoet and Khalaf Mreihil and Finn Ebbesen},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={98 10},
AIM To show the potential for reversing acute intermediate to advanced phase bilirubin encephalopathy. METHODS Case studies. RESULTS Six extremely jaundiced infants had symptoms of intermediate to advanced phase acute bilirubin encephalopathy. The infants were treated aggressively. Two patients had brain magnetic resonance imaging showing increased signals in the globus pallidus. On follow-up, all infants are neurologically normal. CONCLUSIONS Intermediate-to-advanced stage acute… CONTINUE READING

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