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Efficacy of Intravenous immunoglobulin and phototherapy in the management of extreme-hyperbilirubinaemia: A Case Report

Olufunke Bosede Bolaji, Sandeep Dhamaraj, Colin Lumsden, Olusegun Joseph Adebami

Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest.

DOI: 10.5455/IJMRCR.immunoglobulin-and-phototherapy-in-the-management-of-extreme-hyperbilirubinaemia

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Abstract

A case report of a term male neonate with extreme-hyperbilirubinaemia secondary to ABO incompatibility who was effectively managed with a combination of guided phototherapy and Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) was presented. The patient responded well to treatment with no apparent immediate adverse effects. The challenges and lesson learnt is hereby presented.

Key words: Extreme-hyperbilirubinaemia, Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), Guided phototherapy


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How to Cite This Article

Bolaji O, Dhamaraj S, Lumsden C, Adebami O. Efficacy of Intravenous immunoglobulin and phototherapy in the management of extreme-hyperbilirubinaemia: A Case Report. International Journal of  Medical Reviews and Case Reports [Internet]. ScopeMed International Medical Journal Management and Indexing System; 2017;1(2):1.

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