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Blood Iron overload question

patient with thalassemia have regular blood transfusion

what most common cause of death from iron overload?


A- CARDIAC DISEASE

B- LIVER DISEASE

C- LUNG DISEASE
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The most common cause of death in transfusion related Iron overload is Heart Failure due to cardiomyopathy due to Iron deposition in the myocardium.

PS- I worked in a thalassemia center
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