Bantu siderosis: Introduction
Bantu siderosis: An iron overload disorder initially observed in South African people. The disorder involves abnormal iron deposits in the liver. It is believed that some African people are predisposed to an increased ability to absorb iron.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Bantu siderosis is available below.
Symptoms of Bantu siderosis
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symptoms of Bantu siderosis
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Bantu siderosis: Complications
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Causes of Bantu siderosis
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Bantu siderosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Bantu siderosis
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are multifactorial....read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic...read more »
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Bantu siderosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Bantu siderosis: Rare Types
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Definitions of Bantu siderosis:
Bantu siderosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Bantu siderosis, or a subtype of Bantu siderosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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