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Hemochromatosis (Code C84481)

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Preferred Name: Hemochromatosis

Definition: An inherited metabolic disorder characterized by iron accumulation in the tissues.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A condition in which the body takes up and stores more iron than it needs. The extra iron is stored in the liver, heart, and pancreas, which may cause liver disease, heart problems, organ failure, and cancer. It may also cause bronze skin, diabetes, pain in the joints and abdomen, tiredness, and impotence. Hemochromatosis may be inherited, or it may be caused by blood transfusions.

Label: Hemochromatosis

NCI Thesaurus Code: C84481 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0018995  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
hemochromatosis
Hemochromatosis

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0018995

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C84481
Contributing_Source NICHD
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Hemochromatosis
Semantic_Type Disease or Syndrome

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C84481

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