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hemolytic jaundice

 

Definition: jaundice resulting from increased production of bilirubin from hemoglobin as a result of any process (toxic, genetic, or immune) causing increased destruction of erythrocytes.

Synonym(s): hematogenous jaundice, toxemic jaundice

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