Disease Information for Hemosiderosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Slate gray pigmentations
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Metal detector alarm/airport/triggered
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ferritin, serum (Lab)
Iron, serum (Lab)
Saturated iron binding capacity (Lab)
URINE Hemosiderin
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Iron stores/increased
Bone Marrow/RES iron increased
BX/Hepatic Iron Index Abnormal
BX/Liver biopsy/Increased liver iron stores
CT Scan
CT/Liver High Density/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Silicosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Capnocytophaga Canimorsus (CDC group DF2)
Cardiomyopathy
Diabetes mellitus
Hypoparathyroidism/secondary
Vibriosis/non-cholera
Yersinia enterocolitis syndrome
Iron Overload
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
PROCESS/Storage disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
haemosiderosis, Hemosideroses, Hemosiderosis, Hemosiderosis (disorder), MRI/Hyperdense Liver Black Appearing/ABD
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Deferasirox (Exjade)
RX/Deferiprone (Ferriprox)
RX/Deferoxamine (Desferal)
Definition

Conditions in which there is a generalized increase in the iron stores of body tissues, particularly of liver and the reticuloendothelial system, without demonstrable tissue damage. The name refers to the presence of stainable iron in the tissue in the form of hemosiderin.

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