Health Conditions and Diseases Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders Inherited Crigler-Najjar Syndrome
An inherited disorder of bilirubin metabolism in which bilirubin cannot be changed into its water-soluble form, bilirubin glucuronide. This is caused by an enzyme imbalance in the liver.
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Explains this rare disorder, including the two types, diagnosis, experimental treatment, and related links.
Discusses how this familial form of congenital hyperbilirubinemia, also known as Arias' Syndrome, was named. Includes brief description, synonyms, and associated persons.
Bi-lingual site with information and links on this disease.
MedlinePlus: Crigler-Najjar Syndrome
Illustrated article details the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatments of type I and type II. Includes risk factors, prognosis, and prevention.
NORD: Crigler Najjar Syndrome Type I
General information and further resources.
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