Iron in the liver: A review for surgical pathologists

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)306-317
Number of pages12
JournalAdvances in anatomic pathology
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011

Keywords

  • HFE
  • ferroportin
  • hepcidin
  • histology
  • iron
  • liver
  • neonatal hemochromatosis juvenile hemochromatosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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