Misdiagnosis of Hemochromatosis

Undiagnosed Hemochromatosis: Because of its slow and insidious onset, hemochromatosis can remain undiagnosed for years or decades. A person may be diagnosed with one of the complications (e.g. Diabetes, Liver Disease/Hepatitis), before the underlying cause of Hemochromatosis is discovered.

Non-Hereditary Forms: Hereditary Hemochromatosis is not the only cause of iron overload. Some other possible reasons for high iron levels include:

Read more about: Iron Overload.

Undiagnosed Complications: There are many complications of Hemochromatosis that need to be diagnosed correctly.

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