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Iron Overload MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iron Overload
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.565.500
Unique ID
D019190
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019190
Annotation
disord of iron metab
Scope Note
An excessive accumulation of iron in the body due to a greater than normal absorption of iron from the gastrointestinal tract or from parenteral injection. This may arise from idiopathic hemochromatosis, excessive iron intake, chronic alcoholism, certain types of refractory anemia, or transfusional hemosiderosis. (From Churchill's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 1989)
Previous Indexing
Hemosiderosis (1996)
Iron/metabolism (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
97; was see HEMOSIDEROSIS 1996
Online Note
use HEMOSIDEROSIS to search IRON OVERLOAD 1996
History Note
97; was see HEMOSIDEROSIS 1996
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/02/12
Iron Overload Preferred
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