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Hemochromatosis

"Hemochromatosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hemochromatosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hemochromatosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 93 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2005 and 2010
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