Hemosiderosis

Hemosiderosis is a focal iron deposition that does not lead to tissue damage. A local hemosiderosis may occur as a result of blood flow within an organ. The iron is released from the erythrocytes, which are leaked from the vascular system, and stored in the affected organ. In this way, significant hemosiderin deposits can develop. Occasionally, the iron loss due to tissue leads to bleeding of iron deficiency anemia, since…

September 3, 2018
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