C282Y mutation and hepatic iron status in hepatitis C and cryptogenic cirrhosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hepatitis C
  • Iron
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Mutation

abstract

  • We conclude that patients with hepatitis C have an increased tendency to accumulate iron in the liver, and mutations in the HFE gene play a minor role in hepatic accumulation of iron in these patients.

publication date

  • November 30, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11079015

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1632

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 124

number

  • 11