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). February 2011; http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_whatis.html. Accessed 8/10/2011.
- Hemochromatosis. Genetics Home Reference. 2006; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hemochromatosis . Accessed 8/10/2011.
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- 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.