Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis: fatigue, arthralgia, bronze skin, diabetes, LFTs↑, Fe↑ (ferritin, transferrin sat)


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  • Hemochromatosis
  • fatigue, arthralgia, bronze skin, diabetes, LFTs↑, Fe↑ (ferritin, transferrin sat)
  • fatigue, arthralgia, diabetes, male impotence, AR FHx if hereditary, hx of transfusion, EtOH
  • skin hyperpigmentation (bronze), hepatomegaly
  • Fe↑ (ferritin, transferrin sat), HFE mutation if hereditary, EKG abnormalities, glc↑ (diabetes)
  • iron overload damages liver, pancreas (diabetes), heart, joints, skin, can be caused by hereditary (AR), transfusions, EtOH
  • phlebotomy