Subcommittee on Hyperbilirubinemia. Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of. Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant >. 35 Weeks of Gestation. Jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the skin, sclerae, and mucous membranes resulting from deposition of the bile pigment bilirubin. The presence of. The term jaundice, derived from the French jaune for yellow, is defined as yellow pigmentation of sclera, skin, and urine caused by hyperbilirubinemia.

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