No specific treatment is required.
The outlook is very positive. Dubin-Johnson syndrome generally does not shorten a person’s life span.
Complications are unusual but may include the following:
- Severe jaundice
- Reduced liver function
Calling Your Health Care Provider
Call your health care provider if any of the following occurs:
- Jaundice is severe.
- Jaundice gets worse over time.
- Abdominal pain or other symptoms are also present (may indicate another disorder is causing the jaundice).
Dubin-Johnson syndrome : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Dubin-Johnson syndrome : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests
Dubin-Johnson syndrome : Treatment
Review Date : 7/22/2008
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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