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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: Introduction

Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: An autosomal recessive form of nonhemolytic jaundice due to the absence of the hepatic enzyme glucuronide transferase. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »

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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

Prognosis for Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: patients may live into adulthood

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Definitions of Crigler-Najjar Syndrome:

A familial form of congenital hyperbilirubinemia transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait. It is characterized by icterus and brain damage caused by a glucuronyl transferase deficiency in the liver and faulty bilirubin conjugation. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Crigler-Najjar Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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