Evidence for heterogeneity in hereditary hemochromatosis. Evaluation of 174 persons in nine families.

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Hereditary hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disease in which the gene is linked to the HLA system. Investigation of nine unrelated probands and their family members has revealed distinct groups based on biochemical and clinical manifestations of the disease. Four different types of disease expression were identified: Group I--classic hereditary… (More)

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@article{Muir1984EvidenceFH, title={Evidence for heterogeneity in hereditary hemochromatosis. Evaluation of 174 persons in nine families.}, author={William A. Muir and Gordon D. McLaren and William E. Braun and Ali D. Askari}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={1984}, volume={76 5}, pages={806-14} }