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What is the treatment for wilsons disease?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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In brief: Remove copper
Excessive copper poisons the body organs, so the treatment is to remove the copper while stabilizing organs that may have been injured.
This is called chelation. Several chemicals are used to remove the copper. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001789/ also, www.Wilsonsdisease.Org.

In brief: Remove copper
Excessive copper poisons the body organs, so the treatment is to remove the copper while stabilizing organs that may have been injured.
This is called chelation. Several chemicals are used to remove the copper. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001789/ also, www.Wilsonsdisease.Org.
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