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Were you looking for information about Hemochromatosis? Hemochromotosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
Hemochromatosis is a condition that occurs when too much iron is absorbed in the intestines over a long period of time. As a result, large amounts of iron are stored in various organs of the body (such as the liver, pancreas, and heart), which may cause these organs to fail if left untreated. Possible symptoms of hemochromatosis include fatigue, weight loss, and stomach pain. Treatment for this condition typically involves phlebotomy, which is a process that involves removing blood once or twice a week for several months or longer.
(Click Hemochromatosis to read the full eMedTV article on this topic. This article takes an in-depth look at how hemochromatosis is diagnosed, possible signs of the condition, and treatment options that are available. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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