There has been a large increase in data on the genetic causes of iron accumulation. In addition, there is a growing body of literature on the significance of iron in liver biopsy specimens obtained for staging and grading chronic liver disease. In this review, the current literature is discussed with a focus on aspects that are most relevant to the practice of surgical pathology.
- neonatal hemochromatosis juvenile hemochromatosis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine