The Patient With Wilson’s Disease

  • Elizabeth A. M. Frost


A 21-year-old man came to the emergency room complaining of weakness and tremor. He reported that he had recently developed night sweats and nausea and vomiting, and that his urine was dark. There was no history of drug or alcohol abuse, and the patient denied homosexual contact. On several occasions in the past, he had been jaundiced but had not sought medical evaluation.


Optic Neuritis Serum Copper Triethylene Tetramine Portal Vein Pressure Copper Excretion 
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