Hemochromatosis is a disease where excess iron is accumulated in the body by any cause. Commonly affected organs by hemochromatosis are heart, endocrine glands and liver. It can be diagnosed by Ferritin test, Liver function test, Iron test, UIBC, TIBC and Transferrin test. Hemochromatosis may present with the following clinical syndromes: Liver Cirrhosis, Arthritis, Testicular Failure, Joint and bone pain and Cardiomyopathy.

Types of Hemochromatosis:

Haemochromatosis type 1: "classical" haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis type 2A: juvenile haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis type 2B: juvenile haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis type 3

Haemochromatosis type 4

Congenital atransferrinaemia (very rare)

Acaeruloplasminaemia (very rare)

GRACILE syndrome (very rare)

Neonatal haemochromatosis

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