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Wilson Disease 

Wilson Disease
Wilson Disease

Oliver Bandmann

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date: 28 October 2021

Wilson disease (WD) is an autosomal recessively inherited monogenic copper storage disease. At least 50% of all patients with WD first present with neurological or psychiatric problems. If treated early, patients can make a full recovery and then lead a near-normal life, but failure to make the diagnosis can result in severe irreversible brain damage and untimely death.

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