idiopathic hemochromatosis

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Noun1.idiopathic 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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Evaluation of Computed Tomography in the assessment of liver iron overload:a study of 46 cases of idiopathic hemochromatosis.
Evidence and mechanism for pectin-reduced intestinal inorganic iron absorption in idiopathic hemochromatosis.
Idiopathic hemochromatosis, an iron storage disease: A, iron metabolism in hemochromatosis.

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