haemochromatosis


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haemochromatosis

(ˌhiːməʊˌkrəʊməˈtəʊsɪs; ˌhɛm-) or

hemochromatosis

n
(Pathology) pathol a hereditary disease that causes the body to store excess iron leading to damaged organs
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At first everything seemed all right, but a week before Baebhen was born they detected haemochromatosis in blood tests.
The detrimental effects of iron on the joint: A comparison between haemochromatosis and haemophilia.
Pro-hepcidin: expression and cell specific localisation in the liver and its regulation in hereditary haemochromatosis, chronic renal insufficiency, and renal anaemia.
Serum prohepcidin concentration: no association with iron absorption in healthy men; and no relationship with ironstatus in men carrying HFE mutations, hereditary haemochromatosis patients undergoing phlebotomy treatment, or pregnant women.
In a case series from Pakistan, haemochromatosis (30%) was the most common etiology.
Excessive ingestion of iron in the body causes spoiling of liver and kidney called haemochromatosis.
Haemochromatosis is most common in people of white European ethnic background, particularly people of Irish descent.
Furthermore, other restrictive cardiomyopathies such as amyloidosis, haemochromatosis and sarcoidosis may pose a diagnostic dilemma.
Cindy has a rare liver condition, haemochromatosis, which causes joint problems and the hot tub is therapy.
Later settlers with copper working skills arrived from the steppes of southern Russia, bringing a tolerance for milk in adulthood, blue eyes and the inherited blood disorder haemochromatosis - which is common enough in Ireland to be known as Celtic disease.
Demanding pure motives for donation: the moral acceptability of blood donations by haemochromatosis patients.
Family flowers only please, any donations to Haemochromatosis Society c/o Thomas Bragg & Sons, 562 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 4AY.