Last updated: Saturday, 04, December, 2010
Acquired disorder, with increased iron stores and risk of progressive organ damage.
For complications, see Haemochromatosis, Table 3 Interpretation of the results of iron studies
Repeated blood transfusion
|See myelodysplactic syndromes|
|Iron absorption is also increased, contributing to the iron loading.|
Excessive, prolonged iron ingestion and/or administration including
|see Iron toxicity|