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Hi your husband could have hemochromatosis which is a disorder of excess iron absorption. It is genetic. It can affect multiple organ systems including the heart,liver, skin, brain,some endocrine glands and many more.
Diagnosis would be an increased ferritin level, increased iron concentration,increased iron binding capacity. He should be on a low iron diet.
Organic brain syndrome is just a generalized term for decreased mental function. It doesn't really tell us the cause but I'm guessing that his hemorhage may have had something to do with it.
Have the doctors advised any treatment for him?
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The doctor did not advise any treatment. We went thru this a couple years ago with the elevated levels. I didn't understand it and doc didn't seemed concerned, so I just trusted it was ok. Dr doesn't order this blood work on his routine lab work. I asked for it and happened to notice it because I asked for a copy of the report. Dr mentioned macrocytosis when we were in the office on Friday. He said the laps show signs of perhaps a tumor in the body. He wanted to order the blood work before bone marrow testing. (that got us wondering and worried). From what I can understand he told us the body isn't absorbing the iron in a normal manner because of the toxin from alcohol consumption and thus it is causing slow poisoning of bone marrow. Your thoughts pls!!