Dietary iron overload disease
Synonyms: African iron overload | Bantu siderosis
A rare disorder described in sub-Saharan African populations and characterized by iron overload due to excess dietary iron intake and possibly genetic factors leading to hepatic portal fibrosis and micronodular cirrhosis.
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