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Hemochromatosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hemochromatosis
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.565.618.337
C18.452.565.500.480
C18.452.648.618.337
Unique ID
D006432
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006432
Annotation
accumulation of hemosiderin in tissue
Scope Note
A disorder of iron metabolism characterized by a triad of HEMOSIDEROSIS; LIVER CIRRHOSIS; and DIABETES MELLITUS. It is caused by massive iron deposits in parenchymal cells that may develop after a prolonged increase of iron absorption. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Bronze Diabetes
Bronzed Cirrhosis
Diabetes, Bronze
Familial Hemochromatosis
Genetic Hemochromatosis
Haemochromatosis
Hemochromatoses
Iron Storage Disorder
Pigmentary Cirrhosis
Primary Hemochromatosis
Troisier-Hanot-Chauffard Syndrome
Von Recklenhausen-Applebaum Disease
NLM Classification #
QU 260.5.I7
See Also
Hepcidins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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