Frequently Asked Questions
A pediatrician/ neonatologist diagnoses and treats Crigler-Najjar disease. He may also need the assistance of a team of specialists, for example surgeons (if liver transplantation is required).
2. Can Crigler-Najjar disease be prevented?
Genetic counselling is recommended for patients with a family history of Crigler-Najjar disease. Blood tests can identify carriers of the mutated genes.
3. When should I seek health care?
If you or your newborn infant has jaundice that persists, you should seek health care