Hemochromatosis type 4
Other Names for this Disease
- Hemochromatosis due to defect in ferroportin
- Hemochromatosis, autosomal dominant
Hemochromatosis may be aquired or hereditary. 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 these types click on the disease names below:
There is also a neonatal form of hemochromatosis:
- Hemochromatosis. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). February 2011; http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_whatis.html. Accessed 8/10/2011.
- Hemochromatosis. Genetic Home Reference. 2006; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hemochromatosis . Accessed 8/10/2011.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Hemochromatosis type 4. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
In Depth Information
- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Hemochromatosis type 4. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Hemochromatosis type 4. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.