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Rotor syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Rotor type
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of Rotor syndrome?

Jaundice is usually the only symptom of Rotor syndrome. Some people with Rotor syndrome develop nonspecific symptoms. Unlike other causes of hyperbilirubinemia, itchiness (pruritus) is not a symptom of Rotor syndrome. Rotor syndrome is not associated with an increased risk for liver scarring (liver fibrosis or cirrhosis).[1]
Last updated: 12/17/2010

The Human Phenotype Ontology provides the following list of signs and symptoms for Rotor syndrome. If the information is available, the table below includes how often the symptom is seen in people with this condition. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary to look up the definitions for these medical terms.

Signs and Symptoms Approximate number of patients (when available)
Abnormality of the liver 90%
Abdominal pain 7.5%
Abnormality of temperature regulation 7.5%
Abnormality of the gastric mucosa 7.5%
Abnormality of skin pigmentation -
Abnormality of the skeletal system -
Autosomal recessive inheritance -
Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia -
Jaundice -

Last updated: 11/3/2014

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) has collected information on how often a sign or symptom occurs in a condition. Much of this information comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. The frequency of a sign or symptom is usually listed as a rough estimate of the percentage of patients who have that feature.

The frequency may also be listed as a fraction. The first number of the fraction is how many people had the symptom, and the second number is the total number of people who were examined in one study. For example, a frequency of 25/25 means that in a study of 25 people all patients were found to have that symptom. Because these frequencies are based on a specific study, the fractions may be different if another group of patients are examined.

Sometimes, no information on frequency is available. In these cases, the sign or symptom may be rare or common.


References
  1. Strassburg CP. Hyperbilirubinemia syndromes (Gilbert-Meulengracht, Crigler-Najjar, Dubin-Johnson, and Rotor syndrome). Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2010 Oct;


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Rotor type
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.