classic hemochromatosis

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Noun1.classic hemochromatosis - inherited form of hemochromatosis
bronzed diabetes, hemochromatosis, iron overload, iron-storage disease - 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
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Disorder Gene Protein Map position Hemochromatosis Type 1 HFE HFE 6p21.3 Hemochromatosis Type 2 Type 2A HJV Hemojuvelin 1q21 Type 2B HAMP Hepcidin 19q13 Hemochromatosis Type 3 TFR2 Transferrin receptor 2 7q22 Hemochromatosis Type 4 SLC40A1 Ferroportin 2q32 Disorder Treatment Hemochromatosis Type 1 Phlebotomy, iron chelating therapy Hemochromatosis Type 2 Phlebotomy, iron chelating therapy Type 2A Type 2B Hemochromatosis Type 3 Phlebotomy, iron chelating therapy Hemochromatosis Type 4 Phlebotomy, erythropoietin