What are the endocrine signs and symptoms of transfusion-induced iron overload?

Updated: May 07, 2021
  • Author: Geneva E Guarin, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Endocrine manifestations may include the following:

  • Stunted growth
  • Delayed puberty
  • Decreased libido
  • Delayed menarche
  • Diabetes mellitus (ie, polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia)

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