Hemochromatosis type 4

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Hemochromatosis type 4

Hemochromatosis type 4 is a disease in which too much iron builds up in the body.  This extra iron is toxic to the body and can damage the organs. Hemochromatosis is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. It is caused by mutations in the SLC40A1 gene.

Hemochromatosis may be aquired or hereditary. Hereditary hemochromatosis is classified by type depending on the age of onset and other factors such as genetic cause and mode of inheritance. To learn more about these types click on the disease names below:

Hemochromatosis type 1
Hemochromatosis type 2
Hemochromatosis type 3

There is also a neonatal form of hemochromatosis:

Neonatal hemochromatosis

 

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Analysis of the Modulation of Serum Hepcidin Level in Response to Iron Oral Intake: Potential Interest for the Differential Diagnosis Between Ferroportin Disease and Dysmetabolic Hepatosiderosis.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemochromatosis, Type 4; Ferroportin Disease; Dysmetabolic Hepatosiderosis; Diagnosis

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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