- [The morphological changes in the internal organs in
- Pigolkin IuI; Osipenkova TK
- Sud Med Ekspert, 41(2):20-2 1998 Mar-Apr
- Visceral changes were studied by histological and electron-microscopic
methods in cadavers of 18 subjects dead from hemochromatosis.
Pronounced visceral changes in all cases represented a characteristic tetrad
of signs: bronze-colored skin, pigmentary cirrhosis of the liver, involvement
of the pancreas, and cardiomyopathy. In forensic medical practice
hemochromatosis can be found in subjects who were probably
genetically predisposed to it and, as a rule, had a history of alcohol abuse.
Among the numerous complications of the disease, the most incident are cardiac
pathology (dilatation cardiomyopathy) and diabetes mellitus with concomitant
intoxications caused by various inflammations.
- Unique Identifier
- MESH Headings
- Autopsy ; Cause of Death ; English Abstract ; Female ; Heart Failure,
Congestive PA ; Hemochromatosis MO/*PA ; Human ; Male ;
Microscopy, Electron ; Viscera *UL
- Publication Type
- JOURNAL ARTICLE
- Country of Publication
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