What are the clinical features of stage 5 iron toxicity?

Updated: Jun 06, 2020
  • Author: Clifford S Spanierman, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Features of stage 5 iron toxicity are as follows:

  • This stage is characterized by scarring of the healing GI tract; the stomach and/or intestines may be affected, resulting in gastric outlet or intestinal obstruction

  • This phase usually is experienced weeks after a severe poisoning


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