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High Blood Iron: Where a patient has an elevated iron content of their blood. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of High Blood Iron, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A disorder due to the deposition of hemosiderin in the parenchymal cells, causing tissue damage and dysfunction of the liver, pancreas, heart, and pituitary. Full development of the disease in women is restricted by menstruation, pregnancy, and lower dietary intake of iron. Acquired hemochromatosis may be the result of blood transfusions, excessive dietary iron, or secondary to other disease. Idiopathic or genetic hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disorder of metabolism associated with a gene tightly linked to the A locus of the HLA complex on chromosome 6. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Symptoms related to High Blood Iron:
Hemochromatosis, Hereditary hemochromatosis, Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Diabetes-like symptoms (212 causes), Multiple blood transfusions, Dietary excess of iron, Alcoholism, Alcoholic liver disease, Haemochromatosis (9 causes), Sideroblastic anaemia
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