HHC includes at least four types o...
Loss of libido or impotency
Symptoms of diabetes
Skin pigmentation or blistering
Dyspnea on exertion
Hepatomegaly and/or splenomegaly
Measure hematocrit before each phlebotomy; skip phlebotomy if hemoglobin is <11 g/dL (2).
In the initial phases of treatment, check SF every 3...
E83.110 Hereditary hemochromatosis
E83.118 Other hemochromatosis
E83.111 Hemochromatosis due to repeated red blood cell transfusions
E83.119 Hemochromatosis, unspecified
275.01 Hereditary h...
Screening of the general population for hemochromatosis is not recommended, but testing is recommended if there is clinical suspicion or family history. An elevated transferrin saturat...
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