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The British Skin Federation & HH

The patient survey carried out by the UK hemochromatosis society – “Living with the Impact of Iron Overload”  – shows that skin discolouration is one of the most commonly occurring symptoms reported by hemochromatosis patients. In the survey, 70.4% of respondents had experienced skin problems. Within this, the most common types of issues ever experienced were “itchiness (45%), tanning or bronzing of the skin (28%) or blotchiness or rashes (24%)”.