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Clinical Studies
July 1969

Hemochromatosis and the Skin

Author Affiliations

Charlottesville, Va

From the departments of dermatology and pathology, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(1):1-6. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610250007001

Hemochromatosis, a remarkable disease from several standpoints, is associated with pigmentary changes of the skin in a high percentage of patients who have the disorder. For many years it was thought that this discoloration was caused by two pigments, hemosiderin and melanin. More

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