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Hemochromatosis, type 2 [Supplementary Concept]

An autosomal recessive form of congenital hemochromatosis characterized by severe iron loading and organ failure before 30 years of age. It is characterized by by a triad of HEMOSIDEROSIS; HEART DISEASE; LIVER CIRRHOSIS; DIABETES MELLITUS and abnormal skin pigmentation. Mutations in the HJV gene have been identified. OMIM: 602390

Date introduced: August 25, 2010

MeSH Unique ID: C537247

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Entry Terms:

  • Juvenile hemochromatosis
  • Hemochromatosis, juvenile
  • Hemochromatosis, Type 2A

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