hemosiderosis


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hemosiderosis

[‚hē·mō‚sid·ə′rō·səs]
(physiology)
Deposition of hemosiderin in body tissues without tissue damage, reflecting an increase in body iron stores.
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Siddappa and colleagues presented a rare case of renal hemosiderosis appearing with renal failure due to repeated blood transfusion (about 2 per month) over past 2 years for chronic refractory anemia.
Long-term prednisone and azathioprine treatment of a patient with idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis.
Environmental risk factors associated with pediatric idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in a Cleveland community.
Environmental risk factors associated with pediatric idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage and hemosiderosis in a Cleveland community.
Some studies suggest that severe health effects such as pulmonary hemosiderosis, bleeding in the lungs, can occur in infants younger than six months old, according to the New York City Department.
An outbreak of pulmonary hemosiderosis (bleeding lung disease) killed 10 children in Ohio and another 60 infants nationwide before it was traced to toxic mold growth resulting from inadequate home ventilation and humidity controls; at least 28 more children have died since the initial outbreak (14).
4,5) The Sverdlovsk series of inhalational anthrax cases included patients who had arc welder's pulmonary hemosiderosis or silicosis.
Histologic examination of the remaining cerebral parenchyma revealed a moderate, multifocal, cellular infiltrate; encephalomalacia; fibrosis; and hemosiderosis in tissue adjacent to the distended ventricles.
Histopathological examination revealed lesions in the liver which includes foci of lymphocytic infiltration, cells with multifocal degeneration and necrosis of hepatocytes and hemosiderosis of varying degree with megalocytosis.
Some splenic white pulps of spleen suffered from lymphoid depletion and the others became hyperplastic with proliferation of megakaryocytes, beside hemosiderosis in red and white pulps (Fig.
Diagnostic considerations of the renal MRI findings include renal hemosiderosis and cortical nephrocalcinosis.
Mild hyperemia, mild multifocal hemorrhage, and mild multifocal hemosiderosis were also present.