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Disease definition

Hyperbiliverdinemia is a rare, genetic hepatic disease characterized by the presence of green coloration of the skin, urine, plasma and other body fluids (ascites, breastmilk) or parts (sclerae) due to increased serum levels of biliverdin in association with biliary obstruction and/or liver failure. Association with malnutrition, medication, and congenital biliary atresia has also been reported.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Green jaundice
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: K76.8
  • OMIM: 614156
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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