MCQ – 88082

Question

A 69-year-old woman has had worsening congestive heart failure along with arthritis resembling pseudogout for the past 6 years. On examination her skin has a slate-grey color, her heart rate is irregular, her liver span is increased, and her spleen is palpable. Laboratory studies show an elevated hemoglobin A1c and increased serum ferritin. A mutation involving which of the following genes is most likely to be present in this woman?


A. α-1AT-Z

B.

ATP7B

C. Hepcidin

D.

HNF1

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