Hemochromatosis type 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Hemochromatosis juvenile
- Iron overload disease juvenile
- Juvenile hemochromatosis
Hemochromatosis may be aquired or inherited. Hereditary hemochromatosis is classified by type depending on the age of onset and other factors such as genetic cause and mode of inheritance. To learn more about other types click on the disease names below:
There is also a neonatal form of hemochromatosis:
- Hemochromatosis. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_whatis.html. Accessed August 10, 2011.
- Hemochromatosis. Genetic Home Reference. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hemochromatosis . Accessed August 10, 2011.
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- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Hemochromatosis type 2. Click on the link to go to GHR and review the information.
- MedlinePlus, a Web site designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions, provides more information about this topic. Click on the link to view this information.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Hemochromatosis type 2. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- The The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Hemochromatosis type 2. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.