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www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/iron-overload/secondary-iron-overload

Diagnosis is by elevated serum ferritin, iron, and transferrin saturation levels. Treatment is usually by iron chelation. (See also Overview of Iron Overload.) ...

www.winchesterhospital.org/health-library/article?id=14116

Hemochromatosis is a condition that causes the body to absorb and store too ... These tests check the levels of iron and ferritin (a protein that helps store iron) in  ...

www.medigraphic.com/pdfs/hepato/ah-2012/ah123c.pdf

Elevated serum ferritin levels are increasingly being recognized in patients with features of the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. This is particularly ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14971-hemochromatosis-iron-overload

Jan 1, 2021 ... The body stores too much iron, which can cause serious organ damage. ... Some people with high levels of iron don't have any problems, while ...

www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-iron-overload-2252243

This is a blood test that may be done on a regular basis for high-risk individuals. Why might I need a serum ferritin test? Illustration by Brianna Gilmartin, Verywell.

www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/p183.html

Feb 1, 2013 ... Diagnosis requires confirmation of increased serum ferritin levels and transferrin saturation, with or without symptoms. Subtyping is based on ...

www.toomuchiron.ca/hemochromatosis/treatment

Excess iron is removed by a procedure known as phlebotomy, which is the ... to the maintenance phase of treatment when ferritin levels drop below 50 ng/ml.

medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/ferritin-blood-test

Nov 30, 2020 ... Higher than normal ferritin levels can mean you have too much iron in your body. Conditions that cause increased iron levels include liver ...

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

Aug 3, 2015 ... Liver disease (such as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or viral hepatitis) · Alcohol excess · Acute and chronic inflammatory conditions · Infect...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemochromatosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351448

Dec 30, 2020 ... Learn about symptoms, causes and treatment of this inherited liver ... of other conditions can also cause elevated ferritin, both blood tests are ...