Are the eyes & ears affected by
- Corneal findings in hemochromatosis.
Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Nov [unable to locate article or
- Corneal hemochromatosis. A unique type of corneal dystrophy
involving the anterior stroma and both limiting membranes.
Am J Ophthalmol. 1971 Jul 30;72(1):88-96. [unable to locate
article or abstract.]
Lens changes in hereditary hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2001 Nov;
Hereditary hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome can be associated with distinct
breadcrumb-like lens opacities. **Note: Although they don't associate this
hyperferritinemia with hemochromatosis, one has to wonder about a connection???
Supplemental iron exacerbates aminoglycoside ototoxicity in vivo. Conlon
BJ, Smith DW. Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University
Medical Center, Durham, NC These results provide further evidence of the
recently reported intrinsic role of iron in aminoglycoside ototoxicity, and
highlight a potential risk of aminoglycoside administration in patients with
elevated serum iron.
and Vestibular Generation
Simon, A.M., and Bourel, M. Letter to the Editor. Archives of
Otolaryngology, October 1974, Vol 100. page 238. "This was shared by an audiologist on a HH
list a few years ago where he gave his thoughts on hearing loss & HH.
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