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Diseases

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Gilbert syndrome

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Gilbert's disease
  • Hyperbilirubinemia Arias type
  • Hyperbilirubinemia type 1
  • Cholemia, familial
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Inheritance

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How is Gilbert syndrome inherited?

Gilbert syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner, 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.[1][2]
Last updated: 3/15/2016

References
  1. Gilbert Syndrome. Online Mendelian Inheritance of Man (OMIM). January 12, 2012; http://omim.org/entry/143500.
  2. Roy-Chowdhury N, Roy-Chowdhury J. Gilbert syndrome. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2015; http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/gilbert-syndrome/.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Gilbert's disease
  • Hyperbilirubinemia Arias type
  • Hyperbilirubinemia type 1
  • Cholemia, familial
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.