Dubin-Johnson syndrome. Definition

Medical Definition: Dubin-Johnson syndrome

Congenital metabolic disease is a defect in hepatocyte excretion of bilirubin, an increase of unconjugated bilirubin in plasma. Is autosomal and is characterized by the appearance of a brown or black pigment in the cytoplasm of hepatocytes in the liver. Also called chronic idiopathic jaundice.

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