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  • n. An abnormal deposit of hemosiderin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The accumulation of abnormal amounts of hemosiderin in the tisssues. Several causes have been recognized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of hemachromatosis in which hemosiderin is deposited in the tissues or organs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis

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  • A one-year open label, non-comparative extension to a randomized, multicenter, phase II study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and the effects on liver iron concentration of repeated doses of 5-30 mg/kg/day of ICL670 (deferasirox) relative to deferoxamine in sickle cell disease patients with transfusional hemosiderosis

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  • Excessive therapy with parenteral iron can lead to excess storage of iron with the possibility of iatrogenic hemosiderosis.

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  • If you're an older man, you should not have a supplement with iron because iron accumulates in the heart and can lead to a condition called hemosiderosis.

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  • Though his findings and those of his equally courageous colleague, Ruth Etzel, became the subject of considerable debate, the EPA's Children's Health Initiative on Toxic Mold dutifully continues to warn: "A cluster of cases of acute pulmonary hemorrhage / hemosiderosis was reported in Cleveland, Ohio, where 27 infants from homes that suffered flood damage became sick (nine deaths) with the illness starting in January 1993."

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  • (transfusional hemosiderosis) in patients 2 years of age and older.

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