Dubin-Johnson syndrome

Dubin-Johnson syndrome causes jaundice, which is a yellow tint to the skin and whites of the eyes. This typically appears in adolescence (12-17 years of age) or early adulthood.


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What is Dubin-Johnson syndrome?

Dubin-Johnson syndrome, also know as Dubin-Sprinz syndrome, is when someone older than a newborn develops jaundice (a yellow caste of the skin and whites of the eyes). Jaundice is a fairly common condition that affects otherwise healthy newborn babies. However, Dubin-Johnson syndrome usually appears in adolescence (12-17 years of age) or early adulthood.

Risk factors

Dubin-Johnson syndrome seems to most frequently affect Jewish Iranian and Moroccan people living in Israel, as well as Japanese people. However, it can affect people of any ethnic background.

What are the signs and symptoms of Dubin-Johnson syndrome?

What are the causes of Dubin-Johnson syndrome?

A gene mutation that is hereditary (passed down in families) causes Dubin-Johnson syndrome.

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