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14. For iron overload disorders such as thalassemia the normal value of Liver iron concentration as measured by Liver MRI is taken as Values less than ??
/1) 3 mg/g dry wt of liver
/2) 5 mg/g dry wt of liver
/3) 7 mg/g dry wt of liver
/4) 10 mg/g dry wt of liver
Answer = Correct answer is Less than 3 mg/g dry wt of liver which is taken as cutoff for stopping iron chelation in thalassemia patients.
Note in normal healthy individuals the iron uncommonly exceeds a level of 2 mg/g dry wt of liver.
- This reply was modified 2 years, 3 months ago by Dr Sujeet Kumar.