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Haemochromatosis

Contents for High Blood Iron
  1. Introduction: High Blood Iron
  2. Causes (9 conditions)
  3. Combined symptoms

High Blood Iron

Haemochromatosis: Haemochromatosis is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of High Blood Iron (Haemochromatosis): See detailed list of causes below.

High Blood Iron (medical symptom): Where a patient has an elevated iron content of their blood

Causes of High Blood Iron (Haemochromatosis)

The list of medical condition causes of High Blood Iron (Haemochromatosis) includes:

  • Hereditary haemochromatosis (genetic disorder)
  • Dietary iron excess
  • Chronic haemolytic anaemia (see Anemia)
  • Multiple blood transfusions
  • Other anaemias

All 9 causes of High Blood Iron

Related Symptoms for Haemochromatosis

Research the causes of these related symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Haemochromatosis:

Broader Symptom Types for Haemochromatosis:

Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Haemochromatosis:

More Symptom Information for Haemochromatosis

For a medical symptom description of 'Haemochromatosis', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: High Blood Iron (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Haemochromatosis' may be possible.

More information on symptom: High Blood Iron:

Haemochromatosis: Haemochromatosis is listed as an alternate name or description for Hereditary Hemochromatosis. For a medical symptom description of 'Haemochromatosis', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Hereditary Hemochromatosis (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Haemochromatosis (medical condition): A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. There are 4 types of hemochromatosis and they are distinguished by age of onset, genetic cause and type of inheritance. Some sufferers may be asymptomatic.

Haemochromatosis: Hereditary hemochromatosis is an inherited disorder that increases the amount of iron that the body absorbs from the gut. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

More information on medical condition: Hereditary Hemochromatosis:

 

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