[n] - pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues
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Hereditary disorder affecting iron metabolism in which excessive amounts of iron accumulate in the body tissues. Note: The disorder is characterized by diabetes mellitus, liver dysfunction, and a bronze pigmentation of the skin.
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Our Hemochromatosis Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Hemochromatosis Hemochromatosis: Hemochromatosis (iron overload) is an inherited disorder in how the body absorbs and stores iron. The excess iron gives the skin a bronze color and damages the liver and ...
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(he″mo-kro″mә-to´sis) a disorder of iron metabolism with excess deposition of iron in the tissues, bronze skin pigmentation, cirrhosis, and diabetes mellitus; see also hemosiderosis and siderosis. Called also bronze diabetes and iron storage disease. adj., hemochromatot´ic., adj....
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inborn metabolic defect characterized by an increased absorption of iron, which accumulates in body tissues. The clinical manifestations include skin ... [2 related articles]
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hemochromatosis 1. A hereditary disorder affecting iron metabolism in which excessive amounts of iron accumulate in the body tissues. The disorder is characterized by diabetes mellitus, liver dysfunction, and a bronze pigmentation of the skin. 2. A pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues...
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A condition in which excess iron levels are deposited in body tissues, damaging them. Characteristically, it causes diabetes among its other effects. It can be caused too much iron intake (the normal body conserves iron very well, and has few routes for discarded excess iron). In an inherited form,...
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Hemochromatosis is a disease in which too much iron builds up in your body. This extra iron is toxic to the body and can damage the organs. If hemochromatosis is not treated, it can lead to illness or even death. Most people with hemochromatosis inherit the condition from their parents. If you inh.....
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′mō-krō′mă-tō′sis Definitions: 1. A disorder of iron metabolism characterized by excessive absorption of ingested iron, saturation of iron-binding protein, and deposition of hemosiderin in tissue, particularly in the liver, pancr...
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Hemochromatosis is an iron-storage disorder resulting predominantly from increased iron absorption from the gut where there is deposition of iron in the form of hemosiderin in many tissues. A third of untreated patients with hemochromatosis develop hepatocellular carcinoma. The pigment seen in hemoc...
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A condition in which the body takes up and stores more iron than it needs. The extra iron is stored in the liver, heart, and pancreas, which may cause liver disease, heart problems, organ failure, and cancer. It may also cause bronze skin, diabetes, pain in the joints and abdomen, tiredness, and imp...
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1) Bronzed diabetes 2) Iron overload 3) Iron-storage disease 4) Pathology 5) Pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues
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