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What happens to excess iron when metabolism is impaired?CorrectIncorrect
What is/are the most common cause(s) of iron overload?CorrectIncorrect
Classic hereditary hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disorder of the HFE gene, so heterozygotes have no change in clinical outcomes.CorrectIncorrect
Excess iron is associated with what disease state(s)?CorrectIncorrect
What biomarkers see improvement after phlebotomy?CorrectIncorrect
Which elevated biomarker combination greatly increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease?CorrectIncorrect
What biomarker(s) can be useful in distinguishing between iron overload and inflammation, since ferritin is elevated in both?CorrectIncorrect
What is the preferred treatment for iron overload?CorrectIncorrect
Why should you always retest iron markers after a single abnormal finding?CorrectIncorrect
When should you check for the HFE gene if you suspect iron overload?CorrectIncorrect