• neonatal
  • and neonatal hemochromatosis. (nih.gov)
  • Neonatal hemochromatosis is a rare disease characterized by liver failure and death in fetuses and newborns. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers are studying the causes of neonatal hemochromatosis and believe more than one factor may lead to the disease. (nih.gov)
  • Women who have had one child with neonatal hemochromatosis are at risk for having more children with the disease. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) recently found that a combination of exchange transfusion-removing blood and replacing it with donor blood-and IV immunoglobulin is an effective treatment for babies born with neonatal hemochromatosis. (nih.gov)