Published: 30 November 2019
Author(s): Agustin Castiella, Iratxe Urreta, Eva Zapata, M Dolores de Juan, Jose I. Emparanza, Burnia Group
Section: Letter to the Editor

The metabolic syndrome (MtS) is present in the 25% of the population of Western countries [1]. MtS is frequently associated with hyperferritinemia (HF) and this can be produced by mutations in the HFE gene [2,3]. Mutations in the HFE gene, such as H63D / H63D, can be associated with MtS [2].

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