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Iron Overload

"Iron Overload" 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.

An excessive accumulation of iron in the body due to a greater than normal absorption of iron from the gastrointestinal tract or from parenteral injection. This may arise from idiopathic hemochromatosis, excessive iron intake, chronic alcoholism, certain types of refractory anemia, or transfusional hemosiderosis. (From Churchill's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 1989)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Iron Overload" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Iron Overload" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 145 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2011 and 2013
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