Wilson's disease


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Wilson's disease

[′wil·sənz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A hereditary disease of ceruloplasmin formation transmitted as an autosomal recessive and characterized by decreased serum ceruloplasmin and copper values, and increased excretion of copper in the urine. Also known as hepatolenticular degeneration.
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Dominant psychiatric manifestations in Wilson's disease: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge!
The sunflower cataract in Wilson's disease: pathognomonic sign or rare finding?
Wilson's disease in patients presenting with liver disease: a diagnostic challenge.
Our case presented with nonspecific neurological symptoms (loss of consciousness and balance difficulties), found to have acute renal failure and hepatic encephalopathy which was attributed to liver cirrhosis due to Wilson's disease. The abnormal laboratory findings of liver and kidney failure as well as deranged hematological parameters did not raise suspicion of lymphoma as these abnormalities can present in both diseases.
Examples of metabolic diseases with hepatic presentation are tyrosinemia, Wilson's disease, progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), Aagenaes syndrome, glycogen storage disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)12-14.
EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Wilson's disease. J Hepatol.
Wilson's disease, an autosomal recessive disorder is characterized by a mutated ATP7B enzyme [1-14].
However, the basal ganglia, which is the most commonly damaged in Wilson's disease, was not detected.
Wilson's disease and spinal canal stenosis: surgical treatment for thoracic and lumbar spinal canal stenosis in Wilson's disease.
Two cases of Wilson's disease, both patients had KF ring.
He said that Hepatitis can be caused by drugs, alcohol or other toxins, by infection with bacteria, viruses or parasites, and hosts of other causes including storage disorders like Wilson's disease and Hemochromatosis; however viruses and alcohol are the most common cause of the illness.