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A 23-year-old male asked:

My iron sat increased from 20% to 44% in 2 years. alt mildly elevated (64, 76)for 6 months and mild hepatomegaly. doc said it may be hemochromatosis?

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 44 years experience
Get genetic test: The change in iron saturation suggests disturbance in iron metabolism, which in a young patient like you may be a sign of hereditary hemochromatosis. The rise in ALT suggests mild liver injury. You need a follow-up with genetic testing and more detailed liver and iron profiles

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Last updated Jan 6, 2016

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