Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Types

There are two forms of Crigler-Najjar syndrome:

  • Crigler-Najjar type 1: causes elevated bilirubin in the bloodstream
  • Crigler-Najjar type 2 or Arias disease: also causes elevated bilirubin in the bloodstream, but is a less severe form

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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