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Iron overload disorders, such as primary hemochromatosis, involve excess levels of iron building up in the body. Without treatment, the condition can cause ...

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Red blood cells tend to be microcytic and hypochromic, and iron stores are low, as shown by low serum ferritin and low serum iron levels with high serum total ...

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Low levels of ferritin lead to iron-deficiency anemia. This means you ... High levels of ferritin can damage your joints, heart, liver, and pancreas. Too much iron is ...

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Potential harms of frequent venesection therapy for a person without true iron overload include development of iron deficiency anaemia, reinforcement of a ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bjh.15166

Raised serum ferritin values for primary care ... and only a minority of subjects with elevated SF levels in the ... to have anaemia of chronic disease, and in five the cause&nbs...

www.medscape.com/answers/202333-153142/what-is-the-role-of-serum-iron-and-ferritin-testing-in-the-diagnosis-of-iron-deficiency-anemia

Low serum iron and ferritin levels with an elevated TIBC are diagnostic of iron deficiency. While a low serum ferritin is virtually diagnostic of iron deficiency, ...

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Diseases affected by decreased or elevated ferritin blood levels include iron deficiency anemia, hemochromatosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain cancers.

www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h3692

Aug 3, 2015 ... Elevated ferritin levels are usually due to causes such as acute or ... of iron deficiency.2 Raised levels often indicate iron overload, but they are ...

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The serum ferritin reflects storage iron, and absolute iron deficiency, according to ... This leads to the dilemma: Is the elevated serum ferritin level due to high iron ...

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Jan 15, 2015 ... In patients with features of iron overload and high serum ferritin levels, ... limited to liver disease and mild anemia, however the full spectrum of ...

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What does an elevated ferritin level mean? ... Higher-than-normal levels of ferritin can be indicative of an iron storage disorder such as hemochromatosis.