There are currently no drugs listed for "Hemochromatosis".
Definition of Hemochromatosis:Hemochromatosis is a condition in which there is too much iron in the body. There are two types:
- Primary hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed into the digestive tract. Iron builds up in the body, especially the liver.
- Secondary (acquired) hemochromatosis is due to other blood-related disorders (such as thalassemia or certain anemias) or many blood transfusions.
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Synonym(s): Iron Overload Disease