KERNICTERUS

It is characterized by severe jaundice and has the potential of causing severe damage to the central nervous system. It is a congenital disorder associated with excessive levels of bilirubin in the newborn infant

KERNICTERUS: "Kernicterus is often a complication of blood group incompatibility."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KERNICTERUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kernicterus/ (accessed September 24, 2018).
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