Hemochromatosis/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Hemochromatosis.

Hereditary disorder affecting iron metabolism in which excessive amounts of iron accumulate in the body tissues, characterized by diabetes mellitus, liver dysfunction, and a bronze pigmentation of the skin.