Summary of Hemochromatosis
Flashcards on Hemochromatosis
The genetic inheritance of hemochromatosis is .
Questions on Hemochromatosis
A 23-year-old woman comes to her primary care clinic because her brother was recently diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis and was instructed to obtain a genetic test to rule out the disease. She says that for the last three months she has been feeling relatively weak and lethargic; however, denies fever, chills, joint pain, or skin hyperpigmentation. Her temperature is 37.0°C (98.6°F), pulse is 85/min, respirations are 16/min, and blood pressure is 123/78 mm Hg. She is anicteric and does not have organomegaly. AST and ALT concentrations are normal. Which of the following gene mutations is associated with hereditary hemochromatosis?