TITLE

Relapsing hypocupraemic myelopathy requiring high-dose oral copper replacement

AUTHOR(S)
Prodan, C. I.; Bottomley, S. S.; Holland, N. R.; Lind, S. E.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2006, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p1092
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adult-onset copper deficiency with neurological manifestations is a newly recognised syndrome. Long-term oral copper replacement therapy has been the mainstay of treatment in the literature. A case of relapsing hypocupraemic myelopathy responsive to increased doses of copper replacement is reported. Standard doses of copper may not be sufficient for all patients.
ACCESSION #
22312768

 

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