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Severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia with infradiaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
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PMID:  8323369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An 8 day old girl with infradiaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous connection presented with severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia; exchange transfusion resulted in haemodynamic deterioration. Hyperbilirubinaemia is a rare complication of this condition, however exchange transfusion should be avoided. The diagnosis can be made on the neonatal unit by ultrasound demonstration of dilated hepatic portal veins.
M Burch; U Dyamenahalli; I D Sullivan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-03     Completed Date:  1993-08-03     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  608-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiology, Hospital for Sick Children, London.
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MeSH Terms
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood
Hyperbilirubinemia / etiology*,  pathology
Infant, Newborn
Portal Vein / pathology,  ultrasonography
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography
Time Factors

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