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Hemochromatosis in a β-thalassemia minor patient with H63D homozygous mutation: A case report
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  • Nishan Pokhrel,
  • Shambhu Khanal,
  • Parikshit Chapagain,
  • Biraj Pokhrel,
  • Anjan Shrestha
Nishan Pokhrel
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Shambhu Khanal
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Parikshit Chapagain
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Biraj Pokhrel
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Anjan Shrestha
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Abstract

We report the case of a 73-year-old man who was presumed to have iron deficiency anemia and was treated with iron supplements since adolescence. His workup revealed β-thalassemia minor and H63D homozygous hereditary hemochromatosis complicated with liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Peer review status:Published

09 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
12 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
12 May 2020Assigned to Editor
26 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
26 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Jun 20201st Revision Received
14 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
18 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Jun 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
12 Jul 2020Published in Clinical Case Reports. 10.1002/ccr3.3096