Bilirubin is processed by the liver before being eliminated. An abnormally high bilirubin level could be an indicator of a variety of liver or bile duct disorders.
Red blood cell destruction rates may be elevated, leading to elevated bilirubin levels. (Source)
How To Remember Common Causes Of Increased Bilirubin Levels
Common Causes Of Increased Bilirubin Levels
- Obstruction in liver
- Tumor in liver
- Liver disease
Mnemonic: “HOT Liver “
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Common Causes Of Increased Bilirubin Levels
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.