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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.
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- 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
Excessive therapy with parenteral iron can lead to excess storage of iron with the possibility of iatrogenic hemosiderosis.
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.
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."
(transfusional hemosiderosis) in patients 2 years of age and older.