Disease Information for Iron Overload

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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)
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
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hemochromatosis
Silicosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiomyopathy
Diabetes mellitus
Hypoparathyroidism/secondary
Vibriosis/non-cholera
Iron Overload
Diabetes mellitus/non-insulin dep/type II
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
PROCESS/Storage disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Deferasirox (Exjade)
RX/Deferiprone (Ferriprox)
RX/Deferoxamine (Desferal)
Definition
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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