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August 15, 2020 at 6:03 pm #4084
Dr Sujeet Kumar
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.
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