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hemochromatosis

[¦hē·mō‚krō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A disorder of iron metabolism characterized by excessive accumulation of iron in the liver and other tissues and by development of severe cirrhosis.
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Dooley EASL clinical practice guidelines for HFE haemochromatosis.
Risk of cancer by transferrin saturation levels and haemochromatosis genotype: population-based study and meta-analysis.
The classic example of iron overload syndromes are the haemochromatosis syndromes.
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Haemochromatosis is a condition that allows the sufferer to absorb an excess of iron from food, which is then stored around various internal organs, especially the heart and liver, with potentially fatal consequences.
The iron-chelating potential of silybin in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis.
Feder JN, Gnirke A, Thomas W, et al, A Novel MHC class I-like gene is mutated in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis.
In 2006 he had also been diagnosed with the genetic condition, haemochromatosis, had shown signs of early diabetes and was on medication for high blood pressure.
She also talked about haemochromatosis besides hepcidin and iron disorders pathogenesis.
Both forms of iron storage disease--hereditary haemochromatosis (HH)15 and dietary iron overload in black Africans (16)--are complicated by the development of HCC.
Other less common conditions causing liver cell damage include haemochromatosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and primary biliary cirrhosis.