en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson%27s_disease Wilson's disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues; this manifests as neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease.
www.wilsonsdisease.org/about-wilsondisease.php Wilson disease is a genetic disorder that is fatal unless detected and treated before serious illness from copper poisoning develops. Wilson disease affects approximately one in 30,000 people worldwide.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/wilsondisease.html Wilson disease is a rare inherited disorder that prevents your body from getting rid of extra copper. You need a small amount of copper from food to stay healthy.
emedicine.medscape.com/article/183456 Wilson disease is a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder of copper metabolism. The condition is characterized by excessive deposition of copper in the liver, brain, and other tissues.
www.wilsonsdisease.org The Wilson Disease Association is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Wilson (Wilson's) disease.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1512 Disease characteristics. Wilson disease is a disorder of copper metabolism that can present with hepatic, neurologic, or psychiatric disturbances, or a combination of these, in individuals ranging from age three years to over 50 years; symptoms vary among and within families.
www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/wilson What is Wilson disease? Wilson disease is an inherited condition that causes the body to retain excess copper. The liver of a person who has Wilson's disease does not release copper into bile as it should.
www.rightdiagnosis.com/w/wilsons_disease/intro.htm Wilson's Disease: Introduction. Wilson's disease is a disorder in which there is a high level of copper that accumulates in the liver and other organs.
patients.gi.org/topics/wilson-disease Wilson disease is a very treatable condition. With proper therapy, disease progress can be halted and oftentimes symptoms can be improved. Left untreated, Wilson disease may be fatal.
labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/wilsons What is Wilson disease? Wilson disease is an inherited genetic disorder associated with abnormal copper metabolism that results in excess storage of copper, primarily in the liver and brain.
www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/wilsons-disease-11044 Important It is possible that the main title of the report Wilson's Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wilsons-disease/... Wilson's disease causes a wide variety of signs and symptoms that are often mistaken for other diseases and conditions. Signs and symptoms vary depending on what parts of your body are affected by Wilson's disease.
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www.rightdiagnosis.com/w/wilsons_disease/symptoms.htm Symptoms of Wilson's Disease: Introduction. People with Wilson's disease have the disorder from birth, but generally do not begin to experience symptoms until they are at least four years of age.
labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/wilsons/start/2 Tests for Wilson Disease. The goals with testing are to diagnose Wilson disease, evaluate its severity, distinguish between those who have the disease and those who are carriers, rule out other causes of liver and neurological dysfunction, and monitor the effectiveness of treatment for Wilson ...
www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/644833 Wilson disease, also called hepatolenticular degeneration, a rare hereditary disorder characterized by abnormal copper transport that results in the accumulation of copper in tissues, such as the brain and liver.
medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Wilson+disease Wilson Disease Definition. Wilson disease, or WD, is a rare inherited disorder that causes excess copper to accumulate in the body. It is also known as hepatolenticular degeneration.
rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/7893/disease/resources/1 Wilson disease is a rare inherited disorder that is characterized by the accumulation of copper in the body. Because high levels of copper are toxic to tissues and organs, this buildup can lead to damage of the liver, brain and eyes.
www.wilson-disease.com Wilson’s disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease, with an incidence of about 1 in 30,000 in most parts of the world and a male preponderance.
www.uofmhealth.org/.../wilson-wilsons-disease The Wilson Disease Clinic, part of the University of Michigan’s Hepatology Program, is a Wilson Disease Center of Excellence, as designated by the Wilson Disease Association. We earned this designation because of our commitment to diagnosing, optimizing care, and following up with patients ...
www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11572 Wilson disease: An inherited disorder of copper metabolism that results in an abnormal accumulation of copper in the body. Although the accumulation of copper begins at birth, symptoms of the disorder do not appear until later in life, between the ages of 6 and 40.
www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/wilsons-disease/... Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder in which there is too much copper in the body's tissues. The excess copper damages the liver and nervous system.
www.healthline.com/health/wilsons-disease Wilson’s disease, also known as hepatolenticular degeneration, is a rare genetic disorder caused by the buildup of copper. Small amounts of copper exist in the body and are released through the urine.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000785.htm Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder in which there is too much copper in the body's tissues. The excess copper damages the liver and nervous system.
www.hcvadvocate.org/hcsp\articles/Wilsons%20Disease.html Wilson’s disease is a rare inherited metabolic disease that leads to copper accumulation mainly in the liver and brain. Although the accumulation of copper begins at birth, symptoms of the disorder appear later in life, between the ages of 6 and 40. The primary consequence in about 40 percent ...
wilsondisease.net The Wilson Disease Association is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Wilson disease.
disorders.eyes.arizona.edu/disorders/wilson-disease Eye involvement in Wilson disease usually does not lead to significant impairment of vision. Systemic Features. This is a disorder of copper metabolism. It is associated with severe liver disease, often beginning with signs of recurrent jaundice, ...
www.dermnetnz.org/systemic/wilson.html Wilson disease Wilson disease is also known as hepatolenticular degeneration. What is Wilson disease? Wilson disease is a rare inherited disorder that results in excessive amounts of copper in the body.
www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/wilsons-disease International network. Founded 1979. Provides information and referrals about Wilson's disease, a genetic disorder that causes excessive amounts of copper accumulation in the body, affecting the liver and brain.
emedicine.medscape.com/article/183456-workup The presence of Kayser-Fleischer rings and ceruloplasmin levels of less than 20 mg/dL in a patient with neurologic signs or symptoms suggest a diagnosis of Wilson disease.
my.clevelandclinic.org/.../hic-wilson-disease What is Wilson disease? Wilson disease is a genetic disorder that prevents the body from getting rid of extra copper. A small amount of copper obtained from food is needed to stay healthy, but too much copper is poisonous.
www.uptodate.com/contents/wilson-disease-clinical... Wilson disease (hepatolenticular degeneration) is due to a genetic abnormality inherited in an autosomal recessive manner that leads to impairment of cellularcoppertransport. It is found worldwide, with a prevalence of approximately 1 case in 30,000
www.liverdoctor.com/liver-problems/wilson-disease Wilson Disease is a very rare inherited disorder causing an inability of the body to metabolize the mineral copper. It results in very high and toxic levels of copper building up in the liver and parts of the brain, leading to liver scarring (cirrhosis) and neurolo
ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/wilson-disease/show/References Ferenci P. Pathophysiology and clinical features of Wilson disease. Metab Brain Dis. 2004 Dec;19(3-4):229-39. Review. PubMed citation; Gitlin JD. ... Pandit A, Bavdekar A, Bhave S. Wilson's disease. Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Sep;69(9):785-91. Review. PubMed citation . Reviewed: January 2014.
dictionary.reference.com/browse/wilsons-disease Wilsons-disease definition, a rare hereditary disease in which copper accumulates in the brain and liver, gradually leading to tremors, muscular rigidity, kidney malfunction, and cognitive disturbances: marked by Kayser-Fleischer rings. See more. Thesaurus;
www.medscape.com/viewarticle/543866_7 The authors provide a comprehensive description of the pathogenesis and neurological clinical presentation of Wilson's disease, and discuss diagnosis and treatment options currently available.
www.wilsontherapeutics.com/wilson-disease/diagnosis-and... Diagnosis & Treatment Wilson Disease can be diagnosed through a series of widely available medical tests that evaluate liver function, including blood and urine tests, as well as eye tests and brain scans to evaluate neurological activity.
www.researchgate.net/publication/222405652_Wilson_disease...... ABSTRACT The focus of this minireview is on the current status and new advances in diagnosis and treatment of Wilson disease, an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism.