conjugated hyperbilirubinemia

conjugated hyperbilirubinemia

hyperbilirubinemia caused by defective excretion of conjugated bilirubin by the liver cells or by anatomical obstruction to bile flow within the liver or in the extrahepatic bile duct system; kinds of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia include Dubin-Johnson syndrome and Rotor's syndrome.
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3,4) It is manifest exclusively during the neonatal period, in the first two to four weeks of life, with persistent jaundice due to a conjugated hyperbilirubinemia and pale acholic stools.
7) Thus, it is not surprising that the jaundice of BA, due to a conjugated hyperbilirubinemia, is often considered inconsequential, and no further investigations are undertaken.
If jaundice persists beyond age 3 weeks, measurement of total and direct-reacting bilirubin is mandatory to distinguish pathologic conditions that cause conjugated hyperbilirubinemias, usually resulting from obstruction or cholestasis (i.