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What is Rotor syndrome?

What is Rotor syndrome?

  • Rotor syndrome: A rare condition that starts soon after birth or during childhood and is characterized by high blood bilirubin levels.

Rotor syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rotor syndrome, or a subtype of Rotor syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Rotor syndrome: Introduction

Types of Rotor syndrome:

Broader types of Rotor syndrome:

How serious is Rotor syndrome?

Prognosis of Rotor syndrome: good
Complications of Rotor syndrome: see complications of Rotor syndrome

What causes Rotor syndrome?

Causes of Rotor syndrome: see causes of Rotor syndrome

What are the symptoms of Rotor syndrome?

Symptoms of Rotor syndrome: see symptoms of Rotor syndrome

Complications of Rotor syndrome: see complications of Rotor syndrome

Onset of Rotor syndrome: soon after birth or during childhood

Can anyone else get Rotor syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Rotor syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Rotor syndrome

Rotor syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rotor syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rotor syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rotor syndrome: Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rotor syndrome.
Treatments for Rotor syndrome: see treatments for Rotor syndrome
Research for Rotor syndrome: see research for Rotor syndrome

Name and Aliases of Rotor syndrome

Main name of condition: Rotor syndrome

Other names or spellings for Rotor syndrome:

idiopathic hyperbilirubinemia, Hyperbilirubinemia, Rotor type

Hyperbilirubinemia, Rotor type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Rotor syndrome: Related Conditions

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