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). http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_whatis.html. Accessed August 10, 2011.
- Hemochromatosis. Genetic Home Reference. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hemochromatosis . Accessed August 10, 2011.
On this page
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Hemochromatosis type 4. Click on the link to go to GHR and review the information.
- 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.
- The 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.