Other specified disorders of bilirubin metabolism or excretion are caused by a variety of factors. These disorders may be caused by genetic mutations, environmental factors, or drugs that interfere with the body’s normal bilirubin metabolism.
Diagnosis is based on a combination of laboratory tests, including a complete blood count and serum bilirubin levels. Additional tests may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis and rule out other causes.
Differential diagnosis for other specified disorders of bilirubin metabolism or excretion include hemolytic anemias, liver disease, and other metabolic disorders.
Treatment for other specified disorders of bilirubin metabolism or excretion is based on the underlying cause. Treatment may include medications, diet modifications, and lifestyle changes. In some cases, surgery may be needed.
The prognosis for other specified disorders of bilirubin metabolism or excretion depends on the underlying cause and the severity of the disorder. With proper treatment, many of these conditions can be managed and the prognosis is generally good.