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oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Siderosis in Southern Africa

Volume 1, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0008-9176

 

Abstract

The territorial distribution and clinical features of the excessive haemosiderin deposits frequently observed in the South African Native are reviewed. The morbid anatomical and histopathological features of the condition are discussed and compared with those of classical haemochromatosis. It is shown that there are several distinct differences which militate against the conditions having a common aetiology. The possible aetiology of the condition is discussed, and it is considered that excessive oral iron intake is the factor of major importance.

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1955-05-01
2019-08-19

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