Crigler Najjar Disease
At a Glance
Crigler Najjar disease is a genetic abnormality that results in a persistent elevation of total bilirubin.
What Tests Should I Request to Confirm My Clinical Dx? In addition, what follow-up tests might be useful?
Elevated total bilirubin
Elevated indirect (unconjugated) bilirubin
No evidence of hemolysis related process
Type 1 markedly elevated persistent levels of total bilirubin manifesting in the newborn
Type 2 manifests later in life with less markedly elevated levels of total bilirubin
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