Screening for hemochromatosis?


HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS is an autosomal recessive disorder character ized by abnormal iron accumulation which results in end-organ tissue destruction. It is far more c o m m o n than previously realized, and several recent editorials have warned of its "mis sed" or "neg l ec t ed" diagnosis. 1.2 The responsible gene is carried by 10% of the whi te popula… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02599707