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Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Currently, in Victoria, approx. 78 babies are born each year with a moderate or greater, permanent congenital bilateral hearing impairment.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

There are a number of organisms that can cause congenital neonatal illness many with devastating long-term consequences.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be transmitted from mother to baby at any time during the pregnancy (15 per cent), labour and delivery (~40 per cent) and postnatally as a result of breastfeeding (~40 per cent).

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Published Date14 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Dilation of the fetal renal collecting system, antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) or pyelectasis, is one of the most common abnormalities detected on prenatal ultrasound affecting 1–5 per cent of all pregnancies.

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Published Date14 Mar 2018
Last Updated14 Jan 2019
Hypoglycaemia: Although there is a lack of consensus on a definition of neonatal hypoglycaemia, it is recommended that clinical practice be guided by operational thresholds (ie glucose levels at which clinical interventions should be considered).... Read more...
Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Hypospadias is a common condition affecting newborn males where the urethra opens on the ventral surface of the penis and doesn't reach the tip. This topic covers types, differential diagnosis and management of the neonate with hypospadias.

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Published Date14 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Hypothyroidism in neonates is characterised by decreased thyroid hormone production, in rare cases no thyroid hormones are produced.

Transient disorders of thyroid function are more common than true congenital hypothyroidism, especially... Read more...