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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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.
About Wilson Disease Wilsons Disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the ATP7B gene resulting in deficient production of the copper-transporter ATPase-2.