In-depth

Complications

Infant jaundice

Infant jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, is common after birth. Careful monitoring and treatment is important for preventing rare, but serious, complications.

Risk factors

Dupuytren's contracture

Tests and diagnosis

Capsule endoscopy

CT scan

June 18, 2016
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