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haemochromatosis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

(hereditary haemochromatosis, bronze diabetes, iron-storage disease) n. a hereditary disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage and functional...

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haemochromatosis

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 102 words.

(hereditary haemochromatosis, bronze diabetes, iron-storage disease) n. a hereditary disorder in which there is excessive absorption

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haemochromatosis

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

(hereditary haemochromatosis, bronze diabetes, iron-storage disease) n. a hereditary disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage and functional...

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Haemochromatosis

K.J. Allen.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 9016 words.

Hereditary haemochromatosis is an inherited iron storage disorder in which altered iron metabolism leads to an increase in intestinal iron absorption. This results in a progressive...

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Haemochromatosis

Graeme J. Carroll, WIlliam H. Breidahl and John K. Olynyk.

in Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3570 words.

The arthropathy of haemochromatosis is relatively common even in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) recruited from the community. It is a chronic, progressive arthropathy with a...

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haemochromatosis

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 138 words.

A relatively common iron-overload disorder in which *haemosiderin is deposited in excess in various organs. Estimates of incidence of iron overload due to homozygous haemochromatosis may be...

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Hereditary haemochromatosis

William J. H. Griffiths and T. M. Cox.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14499 words.

Haemochromatosis is a hereditary disorder generally caused by inappropriate absorption of iron by the small intestine which leads to iron deposition in the viscera, endocrine organs,...

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Hereditary haemochromatosis

William J. H. Griffiths and T. M. Cox.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

P ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14089 words.

Haemochromatosis is an hereditary disorder generally caused by inappropriate absorption of iron by the small intestine which leads to iron deposition in the viscera, endocrine organs, and...

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Hereditary haemochromatosis

William J. H. Griffiths and T. M. Cox.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14192 words.

Haemochromatosis is a hereditary disorder generally caused by inappropriate absorption of iron by the small intestine which leads to iron deposition in the viscera, endocrine organs, and...

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Hereditary haemochromatosis

William J. H. Griffiths and T. M. Cox.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14524 words.

Haemochromatosis is a hereditary disorder generally caused by inappropriate absorption of iron by the small intestine which leads to iron deposition in the viscera, endocrine organs, and...

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Hereditary haemochromatosis

J.K. Limdi and J.R. Crampton.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 6537 words.

Hereditary haemochromatosis is a very common genetic defect in the Caucasian population, with an autosomal recessive inheritance. It is characterized by inappropriately increased iron...

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haemochromatosis

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 41 words.

Iron overload; excessive absorption and storage of iron in the body, commonly the result of a genetic defect, leading to

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haemochromatosis

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 41 words.

Iron overload; excessive absorption and storage of iron in the body, commonly the result of a genetic defect, leading to

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haemochromatosis n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 52 words.

a hereditary (autosomal recessive) disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage of

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haemochromatosis n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 52 words.

a hereditary (autosomal recessive) disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage of

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haemochromatosis n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 56 words.

a hereditary (autosomal recessive) disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage of many organs, including the liver, pancreas, and endocrine...

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haemochromatosis n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 107 words.

a hereditary disorder in which there is excessive absorption and storage of iron. This leads to damage and functional impairment of many organs, including the liver, pancreas, and endocrine...

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Haemochromatosis: novel gene discovery and the molecular pathophysiology of iron metabolism

William Griffiths and Timothy Cox.

in Human Molecular Genetics

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 4471 words.

The application of molecular genetics to haemochromatosis and experimental mutagenesis in animals has transformed our capacity to investigate the unique physiology of iron homeostasis—a key...

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The prevalence of hereditary haemochromatosis in a diabetic population.

A J Turnbull, H C Mitchison, R T Peaston, L C Lai, M K Bennett, R Taylor and M F Bassendine.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 0 words.

Hereditary haemochromatosis is an under-diagnosed and treatable cause of chronic liver disease. Its prevalence indicates that selective population screening may be worthwhile, but opinion...

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Interaction between haemochromatosis and transferrin receptor genes in different neoplastic disorders

L.E. Beckman, G.F. Van Landeghem, C. Sikström, A. Wahlin, B. Markevärn, G. Hallmans, P. Lenner, L. Athlin, R. Stenling and L. Beckman.

in Carcinogenesis

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 2711 words.

A number of genes are involved in iron metabolism, including the transferrin receptor (TFR) and haemochromatosis (HFE) genes. In previous investigations an increased risk for neoplastic...

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Haemochromatosis in end-stage renal disease: when waste is a treatment option

Tobias Oettl and Michael Dickenmann.

in Clinical Kidney Journal

February 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 1092 words.

For patients with end-stage renal disease and hereditary haemochromatosis, prevention and treatment of anaemia differ from usual nephrologic guidelines. Monitoring of individual disease...

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