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bronze diabetes


Definition: diabetes mellitus associated with hemochromatosis, with iron deposits in the skin, liver, pancreas, and other viscera, often with severe liver damage and glycosuria.

Synonym(s): bronzed diabetes, bronzed disease

See Also: hemochromatosis

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