haemosiderosis


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he·mo·sid·er·o·sis

(hē'mō-sid-ĕr-ō'sis)
Accumulation of hemosiderin in tissue, particularly in the liver and spleen.
See: hemochromatosis
Synonym(s): haemosiderosis.
[hemosiderin + -osis, condition]

haemosiderosis

Excessive deposition of iron in the tissues. When this is severe enough to casue tissue damage it is known as HAEMOCHROMATOSIS.

haemosiderosis

brown (light tan through to darkest brown) discoloration of skin due to accumulation of haemosiderin; characteristic of very long-term chronic inflammation (of any cause) in skin; often affects lower one-third of leg in venous hypertension or compromised venous function of lower-limb

he·mo·sid·er·o·sis

(hē'mō-sid-ĕr-ō'sis)
Accumulation of hemosiderin in tissue, particularly in liver and spleen.
Synonym(s): haemosiderosis.
[hemosiderin + -osis, condition]
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Idiopathic Pulmonary Haemosiderosis presenting as severe iron deficiency anaemia- A case from Pakistan.
Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis although a rare entity, should be considered in patients with long term iron deficiency anaemia and multiple transfusions without any obvious cause.
13) This alcohol contains large quantities of iron and its consumption produces haemosiderosis.
In the long term, however, the beneficial effects of transfusions are limited by complications such as chronic viral infections, haemosiderosis and alloimmunization against RBC.
Accumulation of hemosiderin in alveolar, lobular and perivascular interstitium, filling of alveoli with hemosiderin-laden macrophages and fibrosis leads to pulmonary haemosiderosis in chronic M.
Liver iron stores in patients with secondary haemosiderosis under iron chelation therapy with deferoxamine or deferiprone.