Wilsons disease


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Wil′son's disease`


n.
a rare hereditary disease marked by copper accumulation in the brain and liver, leading to neurological damage and kidney malfunction.
(after Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878–1936), British neurologist, who described it in 1912]
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One hybrid application, Cuprior (trientine tetrahydrochloride), received a positive opinion for the treatment of Wilsons disease, a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder.
Table 1: Cognitive, affective, and sleep characteristics in patients with Wilsons disease versus healthy controls and in WD with RBD versus WD without RBD (mean [+ or -] SD).
LAHORE -- Amidst the tensions and fleeting periods of good will between Pakistan and India, Mumbai has opened its heart for Saba, a 15-year-old girl from Karachi who is suffering from the Wilsons disease, a rare genetic disorder.