Screening for Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians

@inproceedings{2005ScreeningFH,
  title={Screening for Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians},
  author={},
  booktitle={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2005}
}
  • Published in Annals of Internal Medicine 2005
Who developed these guidelines? The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed these recommendations. Members of ACP are internal medicine doctors (internists), specialists in the care of adults. What is the problem and what is known about it so far? Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disease in which an abnormal gene causes the body to absorb too much iron from food. Iron builds up in body organs, which can lead to serious liver damage (cirrhosis), diabetes, heart failure, arthritis, and skin… Expand