An Unusual Case of Hemochromatosis in an African-American Man: Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Hemochromatosis is a hereditary disorder characterized by inappropriately high iron absorption resulting in progressive iron overload. Abnormal accumulation of iron in parenchymal organs can lead to organ toxicity. Hemochromatosis has been well described in the Caucasian population, especially those of northern European descent. In this population, the HLA… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-006-9447-z

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