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Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Summary of Crigler-Najjar syndrome
Crigler–Najjar syndrome is a rare inherited disorder affecting the metabolism of bilirubin. It is caused by an absent UDP-glucuronosyltransferase enzyme. The disorder results in a form of nonhemolytic jaundice, which results in high levels of unconjugated bilirubin and often leads to brain damage in infants. The disorder is autosomal recessive.




Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders