Hemochromatosis type 2
- Juvenile hemochromatosis
- Hemochromatosis juvenile
- Iron overload disease juvenile
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). February 2011; http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_whatis.html.
- Hemochromatosis. Genetics Home Reference. 2006; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hemochromatosis . Accessed 8/10/2011.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- 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.