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Complications of Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Complications list for Hereditary Hemochromatosis:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Hereditary Hemochromatosis includes:

See also the symptoms of Hereditary Hemochromatosis and Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Hereditary Hemochromatosis from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Hereditary Hemochromatosis and Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Introduction.

Complications of Hereditary Hemochromatosis:

Symptoms are caused by this excess iron being deposited in multiple organs of the body. Most commonly, excess iron in the liver causes cirrhosis, which may develop into liver cancer. Iron deposits in the pancreas can result in diabetes. Similarly, excess iron stores can cause cardiomyopathy, pigmentation of the skin, and arthritis. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

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About complications:

Complications of Hereditary Hemochromatosis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Hereditary Hemochromatosis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Hereditary Hemochromatosis and complications of Hereditary Hemochromatosis is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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