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What's the pathological physiology of hemochromatosis?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Iron: 400 characters aren't enough; there are websites, books and journal articles. These folks absorb iron too easily through the gut, and it ends up in the liver, heart, and endocrine pancreas where the atoms generate free radicals that do damage.
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