Key words HFE mutation, HCV infection, iron overload Correspondence


Indeed, when the iron content of liver biopsies from HCV-infected patients was measured, there was only a real increase in hepatic iron in 10% of the cases, despite a rise in serum ferritin and transferrin saturation.8 It should be pointed out that cytolysis could have led to the increase in both serum ferritin and transferrin saturation. In conclusion, it… (More)


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