Which possible scars are particularly found when examining a patient with hemochromatosis?
Here is the answer:
In the abdomen you may find a scar for surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma which is rooftop or Mercedes-Benz sign shaped.
You may notice a small scar in the right mid-axillary line at the level of xiphisternum indicating liver biopsy.
Since degenerative joint disease may badly affect synovial joints, a scar over the knee may indicate knee replacement.
In addition, the scar of venesection is usually evident.