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Other Names for this Disease
- Hyperbilirubinemia, Rotor type
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autosomal recessive fashion. The underlying genetic defect has not been determined.Rotor syndrome is a hereditary disorder of bilirubin metabolism. In Rotor syndrome there is an increase in the amount of bilirubin in the blood (hyperbilirubinemia). Rotor syndrome is characterized by jaundice, which is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It is inherited in an
Last updated: 12/17/2010
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- Crawford JM, Liu C. Liver and Biliary Tract. In: Kumar eds.,. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional Edition , 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2009;
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Rotor syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Rotor syndrome. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Rotor syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.