bronze diabetes

bronze diabetes
noun also bronzed diabetes
Etymology: so called from the characteristic skin color that is one of its symptoms

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bronze diabetes,
= hemochromatosis. (Cf.hemochromatosis)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bronzed diabetes — noun pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints • Syn: ↑hemochromatosis, ↑iron storage disease, ↑iron overload •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemochromatosis — Infobox Disease Name = Haemochromatosis Caption = DiseasesDB = 5490 ICD10 = ICD10|E|83|1|e|70 ICD9 = ICD9|275.0 ICDO = OMIM = 235200 OMIM mult = OMIM2|602390 OMIM2|606464 OMIM2|604720 OMIM2|604653 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic …   Wikipedia

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