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Question 1 of 10
What happens to excess iron when metabolism is impaired?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
What is/are the most common cause(s) of iron overload?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
Classic hereditary hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disorder of the HFE gene, so heterozygotes have no change in clinical outcomes.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
Excess iron is associated with what disease state(s)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
What biomarkers see improvement after phlebotomy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
Which elevated biomarker combination greatly increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
What biomarker(s) can be useful in distinguishing between iron overload and inflammation, since ferritin is elevated in both?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
What is the preferred treatment for iron overload?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
Why should you always retest iron markers after a single abnormal finding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
When should you check for the HFE gene if you suspect iron overload?CorrectIncorrect