OBO ID: DOID:0111033
Term Name: African iron overload Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Bantu siderosis
  • iron overload in Africa
Definition: A hemochromatosis characterized by a predisposition to iron loading that is exacerbated by excessive intake of dietary iron, commonly related to consumption of tradition beer brewed in non-galvanized steel drums. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10607817
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Ontology: Human Disease   (DOID:0111033)
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