Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Early Detection of a Common Yet Elusive Disease

Although widely regarded as a rare disorder, hereditary hemochromatosis is the most common genetic disease in Caucasians. In certain populations of northern European descent, 1 of every 200 persons is homozygous for the causative mutation.1

Hereditary hemochromatosis is also the most common cause of primary iron overload.

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