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The role of reduced calorie intake test in diagnosing Gilbert syndrome--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8107165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article describes a 29-year-old man with a 21-year history of undiagnosed jaundice. The major abnormality in this patient was unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia. All other liver function tests were normal. The apparent cause of his condition was elucidated, and the hyperbilirubinemia disappeared after he was treated with phenobarbitone. A review of the literature indicates that this is the first documented case of this syndrome in the English-speaking Caribbean.
Authors:
F A Orrett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1993 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-18     Completed Date:  1994-03-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  874-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences-St Augustine, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bilirubin / blood
Energy Intake*
Gilbert Disease / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Humans
Male
Phenobarbital / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-06-6/Phenobarbital; 635-65-4/Bilirubin
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