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Liver Yellow Brown discoloration after sun exposure!

A 46-Yr-old male presents with yellowish brown discoloration of skin and ascitis. He says that brown discoloration may be since he went to beach and exposed himself for long hrs to sun. He is recently diagnosed with DM. What could be possible diagnosis? and why?
1. wilsons disease
2. Budd chiari syndrome
3. Hemochromatosis
4. Zollinger-ellison syndrome
5. Hepatocellular carcinoma
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Hemochromatosis and this is because of iron deposition in the skin, liver and pancreas
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3.Hemochromatosis (bronze skin with DM )
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The answer is Hemochromatosis ( also called bronze diabetes). There is a deposit of iron in the liver, pancreas which leads to diabetes . The iron excess is also responsible for the hypermelanosis however the mechanism is unknown
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Answer is hemochromatosis...
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