Wilson's disease

What is Wilson's disease?

hi, Welcome to HCM, Wilson's disease is an inherited genetic disorder that causes too much copper to accumulate in your liver, brain and other organs. Wilson disease is present at birth, but symptoms usually start between ages 5 and 35. Rusty brown ring around the cornea of the eye is an important sign. Chelating agents , zinc acetate ,used for treatment. avoid food having copper.

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my son was in hospital being treated with bad headaches and tremors he is being tested for wilsons disease however before he was discharged his...

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These are not concussive of Wilson. Additional investigations like serum copper and serum ceruloplasmin are required. Consult a...

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I just had my gallbladder removed about a week ago now. I also had a liver biopsy bc of some other medical problems I have (Wilsons Disease). I am...

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thank you for posting query.

post cholecystectomy pain maybe due to stones in common bile duct OR increased fat intake OR functional pain.

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I am 35 yrs old male. Last week I had done a Liver function Test. Got and elevated level of SGOT,SGPT and BILIRUBIN. 2 Yrs back all thease were...

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Hi and thanks for the query.

Fluctuant levels of SGOT and SGPT may occur due to -
1) With any infections or drug intake if the elevations are...

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