Neonatal hemochromatosis

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Neonatal hemochromatosis

Neonatal hemochromatosis is a disease in which too much iron builds up in the body. In this form of hemochromatosis the iron overload begins before birth. This disease tends to progress rapidly and is characterized by liver damage that is apparent at birth or in the first day of life.

There are a number of other forms of hemochromatosis. To learn more about these other forms click on the disease names listed below:

Hemochromatosis type 1
Hemochromatosis type 2
Hemochromatosis type 3
Hemochromatosis type 4

 

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The terms "Neonatal hemochromatosis" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neonatal hemochromatosis: a case report with unique presentation.
 

Author(s): Murat Cakir, Mehmet Mutlu, Sevdegül Aydin-Mungan, Ayşegül Cansu, Yakup Aslan, Erol Erduran

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;53(4):455-9.

 

Acute liver failure (ALF) is a relatively rare condition in neonates, and early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for the treatable conditions. Neonatal hemochromatosis (NH) is a rare clinical condition that is clinically defined as severe neonatal liver disease associated with ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2011

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Reversible retinal edema in an infant with neonatal hemochromatosis and liver failure.
 

Author(s): Ramiro S Maldonado, Sharon F Freedman, C Michael Cotten, Jeffrey M Ferranti, Cynthia A Toth

Journal: J AAPOS. 2011 Feb;15(1):91-3.

 

We present a case of bilateral severe retinal edema with subretinal fluid in an infant diagnosed with neonatal hemochromatosis and liver failure. A macular cherry-red spot in each eye mimicked the clinical appearance of many metabolic storage diseases. Both the clinical retinal appearance ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2011

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Hepatic failure, neonatal hemochromatosis and porto-pulmonary hypertension in a newborn with trisomy 21--a case report.
 

Author(s): Erin Neil, Josef Cortez, Aparna Joshi, Erawati V Bawle, Janet Poulik, Mark Zilberman, Mohammad F El-Baba, Beena G Sood

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Liver failure in neonates is a rare but often fatal disease. Trisomy 21 is not usually associated with significant infantile liver disease. If present, hepatic dysfunction in an infant with Trisomy 21 is likely to be attributed to transient myeloproliferative disorder with hepatic ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2010

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The terms "Neonatal hemochromatosis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[The new paradigm of neonatal hemochromatosis: fetal alloimmune hepatitis].
 

Author(s): Alejandro Costaguta, Fernando Alvarez

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. ;110(3):237-43.

 

The classical model of neonatal hemochromatosis was based on the analogy with hereditary hemochromatosis. Medical treatment consisted on the antioxidant-chelator cocktail. The new hypothesis of an alloimmune origin of the process by which the pregnant woman mounts an IgG-based destructive ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2012

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[Neonatal hemochromatosis. A cause of liver failure in utero. Report of two cases and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Enrique Gebara, Mariel A Fernández, Enrique Rojas, Adriana Afazani, Mirta Ciocca, Andrea Bosaleh, Fabiana Lubieniecki, Guillermo Cervio, María T G de Dávila

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2008 Apr;106(2):155-61.

 

Neonatal hemochromatosis is a rare clinical pathologic entity, defined by severe neonatal liver failure of intrauterine onset associated with intra-and extra- hepatic siderosis that spares reticuloendothelial system. It is the most frequently recognized cause of liver failure in neonates. ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2008

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Research Network for Neonatal Diseases Induced by Tissular Fetomaternal Alloimmunization
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glomerulonephritis, Membranous; Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities; Hemochromatosis

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2006

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