What is neonatal hepatitis?
Also known as: neonatal hepatitis B/C/cytomegalovirus and others, neonatal HBV, congenital hepatitis.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Neonatal hepatitis is a liver inflammation that occurs in early infancy; frequently between 1-2 months of age from, and in 20% of infants from a virus that infects the liver, passed during pregnancy (or soon after) from mother to baby.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
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