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Jaundice, Chronic Idiopathic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Jaundice, Chronic Idiopathic
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.565.300.764
C16.614.451.500.250
C18.452.648.300.764
C23.550.291.500.479
Unique ID
D007566
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007566
Scope Note
A benign, autosomally recessive inherited hyperbilirubinemia characterized by the presence of a dark pigment in the centrilobular region of the liver cells. There is a functional defect in biliary excretion of bilirubin, cholephilic dyes, and porphyrins. Affected persons may be asymptomatic or have vague constitutional or gastrointestinal symptoms. The liver may be slightly enlarged, and oral and intravenous cholangiography fails to visualize the biliary tract.
Entry Term(s)
Dubin-Johnson Syndrome
Hyperbilirubinemia 2
Hyperbilirubinemia II
NLM Classification #
WI 703
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Jaundice, Chronic Idiopathic Preferred
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