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Disease Iron Overload

Name Iron Overload
Synonym Overload, Iron
Definition An excessive accumulation of iron in the body due to a greater than normal absorption of iron from the gastrointestinal tract or from parenteral injection. This may arise from idiopathic hemochromatosis, excessive iron intake, chronic alcoholism, certain types of refractory anemia, or transfusional hemosiderosis. (From Churchill's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 1989)
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D019190
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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Iron Metabolism Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Iron Overload Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Iron Overload Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Hemochromatosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Hemosiderosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Iron Overload, Autosomal Dominant