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If you are looking for basic information about hemochromatosis and hereditary hemochromatosis, visit the CDC website Iron Overload and Hemochromatosis for information designed to assist patients and their families maintain healthy lifestyles.

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Abdominal PainClinical Expression
Abnormal Liver FunctionClinical Expression
Advanced Stages of HemochromatosisClinical Expression
Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)Clinical Expression
Alcohol ConsumptionPatient Compliance
AmenorrheaClinical Expression
AnemiaMonitoring Treatment
ArrhythmiaClinical Expression
ArthralgiaClinical Expression
ArthritisClinical Expression
ArthropathyClinical Expression
Assessing Iron StatusBiochemical Testing
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)Clinical Expression
Autosomal Recessive

Prevalence

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Biochemical TestingBiochemical Testing
Blood SafetyPatient Compliance
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C282Y Mutation
HFE GenotypesPrevalence
Basic CounselingGenetic Testing & Basic Counseling
CardiomyopathyClinical Expression
Chelation TherapyMonitoring Treatment
Clinical Expression of HemochromatosisClinical Expression
CirrhosisClinical Expression
Compliance, PatientPatient Compliance
Confirmation of Hemochromatosis DiagnosisTesting Protocol
Counseling, BasicGenetic Testing and Basic Counseling
Course ContributorsFaculty
Course SummaryCourse Summary
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Deferoxamine (Desferal Rx)Monitoring Treatment
De-Ironing PhaseMonitoring Treatment
Diabetes MellitusClinical Expression
Diagnostic Testing ProtocolTesting Protocol
DietPatient Compliance
"Diet Information for Patients with Hemochromatosis" pdf filePatient Compliance

Resources

DyspneaClinical Expression
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Early Stages of HemochromatosisClinical Expression
ErythropoiesisIron Overload
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FacultyFaculty
Family-based DetectionPatients and Their Families
Fasting Blood DrawTesting Protocol
FatigueClinical Expression
Ferritin (also see Serum Ferritin)Iron Overload
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Genetic TestingGenetic Testing and Basic Counseling
GenotypePrevalence
GenotypingGenetic Testing and Basic Counseling
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H63D Mutation
HFE Genotypes Prevalence
Basic Counseling Genetic Testing and Basic Counseling
HematocritMonitoring Treatment
Hemochromatosis
Clinical FeaturesClinical Expression
Confirmation of Hemochromatosis DiagnosisTesting Protocol
Diagnostic TestingBiochemical Testing
Epidemiology Prevalence
Family-based DetectionPatients and Their Families
Monitoring TreatmentMonitoring Treatment
PathophysiologyIron Overload
Phlebotomy TreatmentPhlebotomy Treatment
PathophysiologyIron Overload
Prevalence Prevalence
HemoglobinMonitoring Treatment
Hepatic BiopsyTesting Protocol
Hepatic EnzymesClinical Expression
Hepatic Iron ConcentrationTesting Protocol
HepatitisBiochemical Testing
Hepatocellular CarcinomaClinical Expression
HepatomegalyClinical Expression
Hereditary Hemochromatosis
Clinical FeaturesClinical Expression
Confirmation of Hemochromatosis DiagnosisTesting Protocol
Diagnostic TestingBiochemical Testing
Epidemiology Prevalence
Family-based DetectionPatients and Their Families
Genetic Testing & Basic CounselingGenetic Testing and Basic Counseling
Monitoring TreatmentMonitoring Treatment
PathophysiologyIron Overload
Phlebotomy TreatmentPhlebotomy Treatment
PrevalencePrevalence
Heterozygous Mutations
Basic Counseling Genetic Testing and Basic Counseling
HFE Genotypes Prevalence
HFE GeneIron Overload
HFE Gene Mutations
Basic Counseling Genetic Testing and Basic Counseling
Family-based DetectionPatients and Their Families
HFE GenotypesPrevalence
PathophysiologyIron Overload
Prevalence Prevalence
HFE ProteinIron Overload
HFE Genotype FrequenciesPrevalence
Homozygous Mutations
Basic CounselingGenetic Testing and Basic Counseling
HFE GenotypesPrevalence
HypoferritinemiaPhlebotomy Treatment
HypogonadismClinical Expression
HypopituitarismClinical Expression
HypovolemiaMonitoring Treatment
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Iron AbsorptionIron Overload
Iron Overload
Biochemical Testing Biochemical Testing
Confirmation of Hemochromatosis DiagnosisTesting Protocol
De-Ironing Phase Monitoring Treatment
EpidemiologyPrevalence
Family Based Detection of Iron OverloadPatients and Their Families
Monitoring TreatmentMonitoring Treatment
PathophysiologyIron Overload
Phlebotomy Treatment Phlebotomy Treatment
PrevalencePrevalence
"Iron Overload and Hemochromatosis: Information for Patients and Their Families"Patients and Their Families

Resources

Iron Status TestingBiochemical Testing
Iron StorageIron Overload
Iron SupplementsPatient Compliance
Iron TransportIron Overload
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Juvenile HemochromatosisIron Overload
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Letter that Patients Can Give Family Members about Family-based DetectionPatients and Their Families

Resources

Liver BiopsyTesting Protocol
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Missense MutationPrevalence
MultivitaminsPatient Compliance
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Non-fasting Blood DrawBiochemical Testing
Non-specific SymptomsClinical Expression
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Patient Information & Brochures - pdf files

"Diet Information for Patients with Hemochromatosis" pdf file

Patient Compliance

Resources

"Iron Overload and Hemochromatosis: Information for Patients and Their Families"

Patients and Their Families

Resources

Letter that Patients Can Give Family Members about Family-based Detection

Patients and Their Families

Resources

"Phlebotomy Information for Patients with Hemochromatosis" pdf file

Patient Compliance

Resources

"Talking with Your Family Members about Hemochromatosis."

Patients and Their Families

Resources

PenetrancePrevalence
PhenotypeClinical Expression
Phlebotomy

Confirming the Hemochromatosis Diagnosis

Testing Protocol

Monitoring Phlebotomy Treatment

Monitoring Treatment

Lifetime Maintenance

Monitoring Treatment

Patient Compliance

Patient Compliance

Phlebotomy Treatment

Phlebotomy Treatment

Phlebotomy Regimen

Phlebotomy Treatment

Physiologic Mechanism

Phlebotomy Treatment
"Phlebotomy Information for Patients with Hemochromatosis" pdf filePatient Compliance

Resources

Population PrevalencePrevalence
Population ScreeningPrevalence
Porphyria Cutanea TardaBiochemical Testing
PrevalencePrevalence
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Recessive TraitPrevalence
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S65C MutationPrevalence
Secondary HemochromatosisIron Overload
Serum FerritinIron Overload
Serum Ferritin Test (SF)

Assessing Iron Overload

Biochemical Testing

Diagnostic Testing Protocol

Testing Protocol

Initial De-Ironing

Monitoring Treatment

Treatment Monitoring

Monitoring Treatment
Serum Glutamic- oxaloacetic Transaminase (SGOT) (also see AST)Clinical Expression
Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) (also see ALT)Clinical Expression
Serum Iron (SI)Biochemical Testing
Serum Iron StatusBiochemical Testing
ShellfishPatient Compliance
Skin PigmentationClinical Expression
Summary of

Clinical Features Module

Summary

Course

Course Summary

Diagnostic Testing Module

Summary

Epidemiology Module

Summary

Family-based Detection Module

Summary

Pathophysiology Module

Summary

Treatment & Management Module

Summary
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"Talking with Your Family Members about Hemochromatosis."Patients and Their Families

Resources

Therapeutic Phlebotomy (also see Phlebotomy)Phlebotomy Treatment
Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)Biochemical Testing
TransaminaseBiochemical Testing
TransferrinBiochemical Testing
Transferrin Saturation Test (TS)Biochemical Testing

Assessing Iron Overload

Biochemical Testing

Diagnostic Testing Protocol

Testing Protocol
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Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity (UIBC)Biochemical Testing
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Vibrio VulnificusPatient Compliance
VitaminsPatient Compliance
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WeaknessClinical Expression
Weight LossClinical Expression
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