TITLE

Wilson's disease: A study of 21 cases from north-west India

AUTHOR(S)
Panagariya, Ashok; Sureka, Rajender Kumar; Sharma, Anjani Kumar; Dev, Amit; Agarwal, Neeraj
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology;Dec2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Wilson's disease is an inborn error of copper metabolism, which is potentially treatable. This prospective study reports 21 cases of Wilson's disease from north-west India having various clinical, biochemical and radiological features. The study highlights that the juvenile forms showed predominantly dystonic features with high frequency of seizures, while elderly group of patients showed predominantly cerebellar features. The absence of family history and relative lack of previous hepatic involvement may lead to the delay in diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
28720109

 

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