* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
- Cholemia, familial
- Gilbert's disease
- Hyperbilirubinemia Arias type
- Hyperbilirubinemia type 1
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Gilbert syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of a person with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.
Last updated: 5/2/2011
- Gilbert Syndrome. Online Mendelian Inheritance of Man (OMIM). January 12, 2012; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/143500. Accessed 5/4/2015.