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A 48-year-old man comes to the physician because of ...

Transferrin saturation and serum ferritin measurements

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submitted by lamhtu(27),

Hemochromatosis associated with HLA-A3, but the appropriate screening test is serum transferrin saturation and ferritin levels

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submitted by keycompany(115),

While this question stem is vague, the most likely diagnosis is Hereditary Hemochromatosis.

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submitted by happysingh(6),

Hemochromatosis (Auto Recessive HFE Gene on Ch.6) Labs :

↑↑ Serum Iron & Ferritin & Transferrin saturation