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siderosis

 [sid″er-o´sis]
1. a form of pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of iron particles.
3. the deposit of iron in the tissues; see also hemochromatosis and hemosiderosis.
hepatic siderosis hepatic hemosiderosis.
urinary siderosis hemosiderinuria.

sid·er·o·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō'sis),
1. A form of pneumoconiosis due to the presence of iron dust.
2. Discoloration of any part by desposition of a pigment containing iron; usually called hemosiderosis.
3. An excess of iron in the circulating blood.
4. Degeneration of the retina, lens, and uvea as a result of the deposition of intraocular iron.
[sidero- + G. -osis, condition]

siderosis

(sĭd′ə-rō′sĭs)
n.
Chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by excessive inhalation of dust containing iron salts or particles.

siderosis

1. Occupational lung disease due to inhalation of iron dusts.
2. Hemosiderosis, see there.
3. Localized deposition of iron in the body. See Transfusion-related siderosis.

sid·er·o·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō'sis)
1. A form of pneumoconiosis due to the presence of iron dust.
2. Discoloration of any body part by disposition of an iron pigment; usually called hemosiderosis.
3. An excess of iron in the circulating blood.
4. Degeneration of the retina, lens, and uvea as a result of the deposition of iron.
[sidero- + G. -osis, condition]

siderosis

Any condition in which there is an excessive accumulation of iron in the body.
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Kupffer cell siderosis (secondary iron overload) is evident on frozen section slides and corresponds to increased erythrocyte breakdown such as blood transfusion.
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In advanced stage of diseases such as "alcoholic siderosis" iron deposition is dominant in Kupffer cells (76).
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