Dubin-Johnson Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Dubin-Johnson Syndrome, Hyperbilirubinemia type 2

Dubin-Johnson syndrome is a type of hereditary hyperbilirubinemia with a relatively benign course.  Symptoms may include a yellowish color to the skin (jaundice), and a liver that is sometimes enlarged and tender.   The symptoms often do not present until puberty or adulthood. The syndrome interferes with the body's ability to move bilirubin from the liver. In most cases, treatment is not required.  
 

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The terms "Dubin-Johnson Syndrome" returned 29 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. Dubin-Johnson Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Kazuhiko Morii, Takeharu Yamamoto

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jul;375(1):e1.

 

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2016

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Dubin-Johnson syndrome with multiple liver cavernous hemangiomas: report of a familial case.
 

Author(s): Peifeng Li, Yingmei Wang, Jinmei Zhang, Ming Geng, Zengshan Li

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Dubin-Johnson syndrome (DJS) is a rare autosomal recessive inheritance disorder of bilirubin metabolism. Herein we reported a complicated but interesting case which is readily resulted in misdiagnosis or an indefinite diagnosis, and this is the first reported familial case of DJS ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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Dubin-Johnson syndrome coinciding with colon cancer and atherosclerosis.
 

Author(s): Eva Sticova, Milan Elleder, Helena Hulkova, Ondrej Luksan, Martin Sauer, Irena Wunschova-Moudra, Jan Novotny, Milan Jirsa

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Feb;19(6):946-50.

 

Hyperbilirubinemia has been presumed to prevent the process of atherogenesis and cancerogenesis mainly by decreasing oxidative stress. Dubin-Johnson syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive, inherited disorder characterized by biphasic, predominantly conjugated hyperbilirubinemia with ...

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2013

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