|RDF Unique Identifier:||https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006486|
|Scope note:||Conditions in which there is a generalized increase in the iron stores of body tissues, particularly of liver and the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM, without demonstrable tissue damage. The name refers to the presence of stainable iron in the tissue in the form of hemosiderin.
|Annotation:||a form of tissue iron accumulation in total body iron overload
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy
PC prevention & control
|Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL):||Click here to access the VHL documents|
|Date of Entry:||1999/01/01|
Hemosiderosis - Preferred
|Scope note||Conditions in which there is a generalized increase in the iron stores of body tissues, particularly of liver and the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM, without demonstrable tissue damage. The name refers to the presence of stainable iron in the tissue in the form of hemosiderin.|
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