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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF IRON OVERLOAD IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on December 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM



There are actually no obvious signs and symptoms on minor iron overload in Thalassemia Major Patients. But as the iron levels are in the process of increasing, some signs and symptoms below might began to occur.


  • Persistent Tiredness
  • Numb / Joints Pains
  • Bronzed Coloration of the Skin ( Due to Melanin Deposition )


The triad of bronze skin, enlarged liver, diabetes mellitus and even enlarged of heart is presented in cases of severe iron overload.


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