bronzed diabetes

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Noun1.bronzed diabetes - pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
classic hemochromatosis, idiopathic hemochromatosis - inherited form of hemochromatosis
acquired hemochromatosis - hemochromatosis resulting from repeated transfusions or from excessive intake of foods containing iron
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Haemochromatosis is associated with 'bronze diabetes'.
Although iron deposition in pancreatic tissue is known to cause bronze diabetes, pathologic examination ruled out iron deposition as the cause of this patient's diabetes.
Because of pigmentation of the skin for the excess iron, hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is sometimes called "bronze diabetes."