Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: Introduction
Crigler-Najjar Syndrome: An autosomal recessive form of nonhemolytic jaundice due to the absence of the hepatic enzyme glucuronide transferase.
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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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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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