Crigler-Najjar syndrome

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Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Synonyms: Bilirubin uridinediphosphate glucuronosyltransferase deficiency | Bilirubin-UGT deficiency

A rare hereditary disorder of bilirubin metabolism characterized by unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia due to a either a complete (type 1) or partial and inducible (type 2) hepatic deficit of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1A1 activity. The disorder manifests with neonatal jaundice with a risk of developing bilirubin encephalopathy.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

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