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Jaundice Obstructive Syndrom

Tirziu C.(1)

(1)University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

Abstract: Jaundice is a yellowish  pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia and subsequently causes increased levels of bilirubin in extracellular fluids. The concentration of bilirubin must exceed 1,5 mg/dl, that means three times the usual value. Tipes of jaundice. The jaundice is classified into three catergories , depending on wich part of physiological mechanism the phatology affects: prehepatic : The pathology is occurring prior to the liver. Jaundice is caused by incresed rate of hemoly