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increased bilirubin load

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Causes of an increased bilirubin load include:

  • increased volume of red cells:
    • twin-twin transfusion
    • maternal-foetal transfusion
    • small for dates
    • delayed cord clamping
  • reduced red cell survival - haemolysis
  • extravascular blood - bruising, cephalhaematoma

Last reviewed 01/2018

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