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Hemochromatosis

Hemochromotosis cause brain damage?

09/20/2007

Question:

My son is 48 years of age and has been diagnosed with hemochromotosis. He is desplaying strange behaviour in the past few years. Could non treatment of this disease have caused Brain Damage. My husband has also been diagnosed and for years I have noticed at times he becomes very aggressive and abusive, Could this also be a sympton

Answer:

Hemochromatosis has not been reported to cause any of the problems you mention.

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Response by:

Mark   Wurster, MD Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University