Hemochromatosis

Known as: Cirrhosis, Pigmentary, Storage Disorder, Iron, Cirrhoses, Bronzed 
A condition in which the body takes up and stores more iron than it needs. The extra iron is stored in the liver, heart, and pancreas, which may… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
In the late 1800s, hemochromatosis was considered an odd autoptic finding. More than a century later, it was finally recognized… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The hepatic peptide hepcidin is the key regulator of iron metabolism in mammals. Recent evidence indicates that certain forms of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Iron overload and hemochromatosis are common, treatable conditions. HFE genotypes, levels of serum ferritin… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Ferroportin (FPN) mediates iron export from cells; FPN mutations are associated with the iron overloading disorder… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The progression rate of iron overload in hereditary hemochromatosis in individuals in the general population is unknown. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Hemochromatosis is a progressive iron overload disorder that is prevalent among individuals of European descent. It is usually… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Insulin sensitivity (euglycemic clamp, insulin infusion rate: 40 mU. m(-2). min(-1)) was studied in 30 subjects with biopsy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with hemochromatosis show variable phenotype expression. We evaluated the frequency of hemochromatosis… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
There is evidence that iron loading and organ damage can be prevented in patients with hemochromatosis if prophylactic phlebotomy… (More)
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