hemosiderosis


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hemosiderosis

 [he″mo-sid″ĕ-ro´sis]
a focal or general increase in tissue iron stores without associated tissue damage.
hepatic hemosiderosis the deposit of an abnormal quantity of hemosiderin in the liver, when this is not associated with cirrhosis, as hemochromatosis is.
pulmonary hemosiderosis the deposition of abnormal amounts of hemosiderin in the lungs, due to bleeding into the lung interstitium.

he·mo·sid·er·o·sis

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

hemosiderosis

An iron overload syndrome arbitrarily differentiated from hemochromatosis by the reversible nature of the iron accumulation in the reticuloendothelial system. See Hemochromatosis.

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]

Hemosiderosis

An overload of iron in the body resulting from repeated blood transfusions. Hemosiderosis occurs most often in patients with thalassemia.
Mentioned in: Iron Tests

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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La gran cantidad de hierro almacenada en la hemosiderosis o en la hemocromatosis puede causar escorbuto, ya que destruye inmediatamente la vitamina C por oxidacion, en cualquiera de los tejidos donde se deposita.
All patients were categorized into four groups based on their T2*MRI milliseconds (ms) results according to following cutoff points; cardiac hemosiderosis: normal > 20 ms, mild: 14-20 ms, moderate: 10-14 ms, severe < 10 ms; hepatic hemosiderosis: normal > 6.3 ms, mild: 2.8-6.3 ms, moderate: 1.4-2.7 ms, severe < 1.4 ms; LIC: normal > 2 ms, mild: 2-5 ms, moderate: 5-10 ms, severe > 10 ms.
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: Favourable response to corticosteroids.
The Pulmonary Hemosiderosis Prevention Program (PHPP) was established by the local public health community in 1996 and supported with funding through public health agencies and local foundations.
Environmental risk factors associated with pediatric idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage and hemosiderosis in a Cleveland community.
An outbreak of pulmonary hemosiderosis (bleeding lung disease) killed 10 children in Ohio and another 60 infants nationwide before it was traced to toxic mold growth resulting from inadequate home ventilation and humidity controls; at least 28 more children have died since the initial outbreak (14).
In 1993 and 1994, a doctor from the Cleveland area attributed 37 cases of pulmonary hemorrhage and hemosiderosis in young infants to Stachybotrys.
Cambios microscopicos: Los cambios histopatologicos mas relevantes observados estan representados por linfadenitis y esplenitis hemorragica con hemosiderosis, FIG.
We concluded, on the basis of lack of fat (subcutaneous, visceral, marrow cavity), histology (serous atrophy, hepatic hemosiderosis), and minimal muscle mass, that malnutrition/emaciation was the major cause of death and severe weakness.
In one vulture, 9 uneroded lead pellets were recovered from the stomach, and moderate to severe hemosiderosis was seen histologically in the liver, lungs, and kidneys.
Histological sections of 7 [micro]m were stained with hematoxylin-eosin for tissue general analysis and also submitted to histochemical reaction from Perls Prussian Blue (Perls) for the evidence of the hemosiderosis degree ([Fe.sup.+++]).
Thus ectopic liver in the gall bladder can undergo fatty changes, hemosiderosis, cholestasis, cirrhosis, hepatitis or malignant degeneration to hepatocellular carcinoma.