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Hemosiderosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hemosiderosis
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.565.500.500
Unique ID
D006486
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006486
Annotation
a form of tissue iron accumulation in total body iron overload
Scope Note
Conditions in which there is a generalized increase in the iron stores of body tissues, particularly of liver and the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM, without demonstrable tissue damage. The name refers to the presence of stainable iron in the tissue in the form of hemosiderin.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Hemosiderosis Preferred
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