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bronze diabetes

noun, Pathology
Also, bronzed diabetes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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bronze-diabetes in Medicine

bronze diabetes n.
A type of diabetes associated with hemochromatosis.

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Encyclopedia Article for bronze-diabetes

bronze diabetes

inborn metabolic defect characterized by an increased absorption of iron, which accumulates in body tissues. The clinical manifestations include skin pigmentation, diabetes mellitus, enlargement of the spleen and liver, cirrhosis, heart failure, arthritis, and general weakness and lassitude.

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