A 24-year-old member asked:
Can you provide an overview of how wilson disease affects the liver?
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
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 your car engine with mud -things get, well, 'mucked up' - well that's the livers story - the liver does lots of stuff in the body - breaks down bad stuff, makes good stuff - and, is in the center of the circulation highway -so, muck up the liver and..
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Pathology 49 years experience
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A 50-year-old member asked:
What are common diseases that affect the liver?
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Gastroenterology 27 years experience
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