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Elective Diaries: A bleeding Newborn - The Medics Club
Reading Time: 3 minutes This was the case of an 8-day old sero-exposed (born to a HIV positive mother) male infant who presented with severe jaundice and significant bleeding including hematemesis (vomiting blood) and hematochezia (passage of fresh blood through the anus), suspected to be Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn on a background history of severe birth asphyxia. The …