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Juvenile hemochromatosis

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Juvenile hemochromatosis
Other namesHemochromatosis type 2

Juvenile hemochromatosis is, as its name indicates, a form of hemochromatosis which emerges during youth.

There are two forms:[1]

Some sources only specifically include hemojuvelin as a cause of juvenile hemochromatosis.[4]


  1. ^ "Juvenile Hereditary Hemochromatosis". GeneReviews: Juvenile Hereditary Hemochromatosis. University of Washington, Seattle. 1993.
  2. ^ Aguilar-Martinez P, Lok CY, Cunat S, Cadet E, Robson K, Rochette J (March 2007). "Juvenile hemochromatosis caused by a novel combination of hemojuvelin G320V/R176C mutations in a 5-year old girl". Haematologica. 92 (3): 421–2. doi:10.3324/haematol.10701. PMID 17339196.
  3. ^ Rideau A, Mangeat B, Matthes T, Trono D, Beris P (January 2007). "Molecular mechanism of hepcidin deficiency in a patient with juvenile hemochromatosis". Haematologica. 92 (1): 127–8. doi:10.3324/haematol.10545. PMID 17229647.
  4. ^ "Hemochromatosis: Causes - MayoClinic.com".
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