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Hyperferritinemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyperferritinemia
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.565.300
Unique ID
D000085583
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000085583
Scope Note
A finding of elevated serum level of FERRITIN. It is often associated with IRON OVERLOAD, repeated blood transfusions, malignancy, iron metabolic syndromes, virus infection, liver injury or dysfunction, and renal failure. Hyperferritinemia in iron metabolic syndromes (e.g., Still's diseases, and HEMOPHAGOCYTIC SYNDROME) is referred to as dysmetabolic hyperferritinemia.
Entry Term(s)
Dysmetabolic Hyperferritinemia
Elevated Serum Ferritin
Raised Serum Ferritin
Ultrahyperferritinemia
Previous Indexing
Ferritins (1994-2020)
Iron Overload (2001-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hyperferritinemia Preferred
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