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Undiagnosed Hemochromatosis

Failure to diagnose Hemochromatosis

No early symptoms: This condition may have no early symptoms, and thus fail to be diagnosed in its early stages.

Vague or mild symptoms: Hemochromatosis may have only vague symptoms in early stages, or otherwise mild symptoms, leading to a delayed diagnosis.

Undiagnosed prevalence of Hemochromatosis:

1.5 million Americans (Hemochromatosis Foundation)

Undiagnosed prevalence rate:

approx 1 in 181 or 0.55% or 1.5 million people in USA [about data]

Medical news about undiagnosed Hemochromatosis:

The following medical news items are relevant to nondiagnosis of Hemochromatosis:

Undiagnosed Causes of Hemochromatosis

As part of Hemochromatosis diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Hemochromatosis causes may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Complications of Hemochromatosis

As part of Hemochromatosis diagnosis, consider whether any of these Hemochromatosis complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

Read our premium medical health articles on topics related to undiagnosed conditions in general, not necessarily specific to Hemochromatosis:

About undiagnosed conditions:

One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Hemochromatosis leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Hemochromatosis. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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