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Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Remove copper: Wilsons disease is a genetic disorder that leads to copper accumulation in the body. It is typically treated with drugs that remove copper from the b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Copper poisoning : Wilson's disease is a genetic defect in the body's ability to bind plasma copper (defective ceruloplamin) which leads to excessive accumulation of cop ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
British physician: It was named after the original British physician, a Dr. Samuel Wilson, a neurologist, who described it in 1912.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not perfect: Tests are not perfect but in the clinical setting where wilson disease is suspected, serum ceruloplasmin and serum copper levels may be helpful. Also, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience in Family Medicine
No age criteria: this is a disease mainly diagnosed based on symptoms and lab results. There is no cutoff in terms of age
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Deg.Hepa Lenticular : Hepato-lenticulardegeneration. Diagnosis often missed; should be considered in patients aged 10 to 40 years with hepatitis, cirrhosis, hepatic decompe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Genetics, copper: It is a genetic defect causing an over accumulation of copper in the body, especially the liver and the brain. Liver problems are often the first sign ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wilson disease: Excess opper accumulation with serious end organ damage. Treatment after diagnosis is chelation therapy to diseaseexcess copper. Then avoidance of re ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
No: Movement disorder--deterioration of cognition--hepatitis---joint pain is not very significant--but they get a variety of symptom--ask your doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be bad: Wilson's disease leads to copper accumulation in the body - brain/liver/eyes and elsewhere - what it does to the liver? Well - imagine if you stuff y ... Read More
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