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43 Possible Causes for Onset in the First Hours or Days of Life

  • Puerperium

    Early onset GBS neonatal disease (EOD) Early onset disease (EOD) occurs, by definition, during the first seven days of life, with the vast majority of cases (approximately[doi.org] 90%) presenting during the first 24 hours of life ( Garland 1991 ; Yagupsky 1991 ).[doi.org]

  • Birth

    Early onset GBS neonatal disease (EOD) Early onset disease (EOD) occurs, by definition, during the first seven days of life, with the vast majority of cases (approximately[doi.org] 90%) presenting during the first 24 hours of life ( Garland 1991 ; Yagupsky 1991 ).[doi.org]

  • Sepsis

    In this case, babies become ill between birth and 6 days of life (most often in the first 24 hours). This is called early-onset GBS disease.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Infantile Colic

    This syndrome has its onset typically in the first few weeks of life. It spontaneously resolves by age 4 to 6 months.[mdedge.com] […] be subtle; a normal infant can cry more than 2 hours per day.[mdedge.com] Evidence summary Colic has been described using the “rule of 3”: crying for at least 3 hours per day on at least 3 days per week for at least 3 weeks. 1 The distinction can[mdedge.com]

  • Sepsis in Premature Infants

    Early onset septicemia initiates at first 96 hours of life (4 days) with a high mortality rate, usually originated from mother genitalia microorganisms.[ijp.iranpath.org] EOS refers to sepsis presenting in the first 7 days of life (although some refer to EOS as within the first 72 hours of life), with LOS referring to presentation of sepsis[en.wikipedia.org] Sometimes infection occurs within the first seven to ten days of the baby’s life. By some definitions, this would be considered early-onset sepsis (EOS).[abclawcenters.com]

  • Physiological Neonatal Jaundice

    4 to 7 days of age Lasts 3 to 12 weeks Not harmful Rh and ABO Blood Group Incompatibility (Serious, but Rare) Onset during first 24 hours of life Can reach harmful levels[seattlechildrens.org] An appearance of jaundice within the first twenty-four to forty-eight hours of a newborn's life is indicative of pathological origins as opposed to the delayed onset of physiologic[embryo.asu.edu] Pattern similar to physiological type Also, causes poor weight gain Breastmilk Jaundice (10% of newborns) Due to substance in breastmilk which blocks removal of bilirubin Onset[seattlechildrens.org]

  • Neonatal Jaundice

    4 to 7 days of age Lasts 3 to 12 weeks Not harmful Rh and ABO Blood Group Incompatibility (Serious, but Rare) Onset during first 24 hours of life Can reach harmful levels[seattlechildrens.org] An appearance of jaundice within the first twenty-four to forty-eight hours of a newborn's life is indicative of pathological origins as opposed to the delayed onset of physiologic[embryo.asu.edu] Pattern similar to physiological type Also, causes poor weight gain Breastmilk Jaundice (10% of newborns) Due to substance in breastmilk which blocks removal of bilirubin Onset[seattlechildrens.org]

  • Torsion of the Hydatid of Morgagni

    Epidemiology Peak incidence : neonatal period (first 30 days of life) and during puberty Accounts for 10–15% of acute scrotal illness in children within the United States[amboss.com] Testicular torsion (including suspected cases) requires prompt surgical correction within six hours of symptom onset to prevent complications.[amboss.com]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    Clinical Features of IVH The time of onset is most often at some time within the first 2 to 4 days of life, although the occurrence may be much later.[utmb.edu] In one large series the median age of onset was 38 hours. The occurrence of hemorrhage may be accompanied by two basic clinical syndromes.[utmb.edu] The first is catastrophic collapse consisting of neurological deterioration that evolves in minutes or hours and consists of stupor or coma, respiratory abnormalities, seizures[utmb.edu]

  • Streptococcal Septicemia

    In this case, babies become ill between birth and six days of life (most often in the first 24 hours). This is called early-onset GBS disease.[healthycellsmagazine.com] In this case, babies become ill between birth and 6 days of life (most often in the first 24 hours). This is called early-onset GBS disease.[medlineplus.gov]

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