Significance of Hyperferritinemia in Hospitalized Adults.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although high ferritin levels are associated with iron overload, it is known that ferritin is also an acute-phase reactant that may be elevated in conditions associated with acute and chronic inflammation. In addition, an elevated ferritin level is a criterion for the diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis/macrophage activation syndrome… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.04.016

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@article{Schaffner2017SignificanceOH, title={Significance of Hyperferritinemia in Hospitalized Adults.}, author={Meredith Schaffner and Lori Rosenstein and Zuhair K. Ballas and Manish Suneja}, journal={The American journal of the medical sciences}, year={2017}, volume={354 2}, pages={152-158} }