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What is the manifestation of wilson's disease in female?

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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 59 years experience
Wilson s disease: It is a rare genetic disease caused by deposits of copper in the liver. Symptoms are tremors slow movements of arms and legs , slow speech , personality changes. Abdominal dis tension from enlarged liver. Must consult your doctor to run a series of blood tests and liver biopsy.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Same as in male: Miss it, and the person becomes unable to move normally, then paralyzed. The liver develops cirrhosis and ultimately fails. There's moderate hemolysis and often a Fanconi syndrome of the proximal tubule.

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