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sameeralord Jan4-13 08:52 AM

Is haemosiderin always haemoglobin derived?
 
Hello everyone,

Haemosiderin definition says that it is a pigment that occurs when there is a local or systemic excess of iron. Does that mean excess iron deposition can cause haemosiderin pigment, I mean you don't alway need macrophages to eat Hb and make it, just iron is enough. Thanks :smile:

Ryan_m_b Jan4-13 06:13 PM

Re: Is haemosiderin always haemoglobin derived?
 
Just to clarify are you asking if excess iron is the cause of haemosiderin synthesis? I don't find your post clear to understand.


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