nonhemolytic jaundice


nonhemolytic jaundice
jaundice caused by an abnormality in metabolism of bilirubin by the liver cells, so that there is excessive unconjugated bilirubin in the blood. The various forms include Crigler-Najjar, Dubin-Johnson, Gilbert, and Rotor syndromes, as well as physiologic jaundice.

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  • Síndrome de Crigler-Najjar — Molécula de bilirrubina. Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 E80.5 …   Wikipedia Español

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