[Differences in the pattern of iron accumulation in primary and secondary hemochromatosis. Diagnostic importance and clinical consequences].

@article{Dllmann1990DifferencesIT,
  title={[Differences in the pattern of iron accumulation in primary and secondary hemochromatosis. Diagnostic importance and clinical consequences].},
  author={Jochen D{\"u}llmann and Uwe Wulfhekel},
  journal={Folia haematologica},
  year={1990},
  volume={117 3},
  pages={413-7}
}
In secondary haemochromatosis up to fourfold higher amounts of iron are tolerated in the organism than in primary (hereditary) haemochromatosis. This is connected with the marked iron storage of macrophages in secondary iron overloading, which is relatively without any dangers. In primary haemochromatosis, however, a relative insufficiency of storage of… CONTINUE READING