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Wilson’s Disease

  • George J. BrewerEmail author
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Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)

Abstract

Wilson’s disease is a rare disorder with protean clinical manifestations. The diagnosis of Wilson’s disease is an emergency, because of the serious sequelae of a missed or delayed diagnosis, and because of the risk of permanent neurologic harm if the patient is mismanaged. With adequate clinical suspicion and careful application of anticopper strategies, most patients with Wilson’s disease can expect to lead a normal life.

Keywords

Essential Tremor Urine Copper Urine Zinc Neurological Presentation Zinc Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Human Genetics and Internal MedicineUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolAnn ArborUSA

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