Iron-overload myopathy.


A 66-year-old male patient presented with a 4-month history of progressive muscle weakness. Twelve years prior to presentation he was evaluated for fatigue, weight loss, new-onset diabetes and elevated liver enzymes and was diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis, homozygous for the C282Y mutation in the HFE gene. His total iron at diagnosis was 137 mcg… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12185-011-0961-1


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