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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Hepcidin synthesis is directed by numerous elements apart from inflammation, including iron stores, hypoxia and erythropoiesis, and hepcidin release into the peripheral circulation is regulated by other proteins, including HJV, hereditary haemochromatosis protein, transferrin receptor 2, matriptase-2 and neogenin.39,40 Pathologic modifications of hepcidin regulation are dominant in many disorders of iron metabolism, together with iron-loading anaemia, hereditary haemochromatosis, and anaemia of inflammation.2
"As a member of the All-Party Group on Haemochromatosis we want to see early detection and early treatment for a condition that afflicts too many people unnecessarily.
HFE gene and hereditary haemochromatosis a HuGE review.
One [beta] Thalassemia major patient who had repeated blood transfusions developed diabetes mellitus secondary to haemochromatosis.
Hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) is the most common cause of iron overload, and has a high prevalence in Europeans.
Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which iron levels in the body slowly build up over many years.
"The Haemochromatosis Society which helps people cope with blood disorders, something I suffer from and The Enterprise Club - a local charity that provides recreation and fellowship for all Coventry people with a disability."
Penetrance of 845G-> A (C282Y) HFE hereditary haemochromatosis mutation in the USA.
Alanen et al., "Transplantation of haemochromatosis liver and intestine into a normal recipient," Gut, vol.
At first everything seemed all right, but a week before Baebhen was born they detected haemochromatosis in blood tests."
In this issue contributions from David Head on Haemochromatosis; Ivan Bristow, David Holland, David Lintonbon, Andrew Robinson, and Loreto Sime.
Pro-hepcidin: expression and cell specific localisation in the liver and its regulation in hereditary haemochromatosis, chronic renal insufficiency, and renal anaemia.