exogenous hemochromatosis

ex·og·e·nous he·mo·chro·ma·to·sis

hemosiderosis due to repeated blood transfusions; it can progress to pigmentary cirrhosis.

exogenous hemochromatosis

Etymology: Gk, exo, outside, genein, to produce, haima, blood, chroma, color, osis, condition
a condition of bronzed pigmentation of the skin caused by accumulation of an iron pigment from excessive intake of iron-rich foods or blood transfusions. Also called bronze diabetes.