hepatolenticular degeneration


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Related to hepatolenticular degeneration: Wilson's disease, Kayser-Fleischer rings

hepatolenticular degeneration

[he¦pad·ō‚len¦tik·yə·lər di‚jen·ə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
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Results: Wilson's disease, also named hepatolenticular degeneration, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by abnormal copper metabolism caused by mutations to the copper-transporting gene ATP7B.