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Wilson disease (WD), an autosomal recessive disorder of copper transport, is the most common inherited liver disorder in Hong Kong Chinese. This was the first local study to elucidate the molecular basis and establish an effective DNA-based diagnostic protocol. The ATP7B genes of 65 patients were amplified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and sequenced.(More)
A case of operation for presumed otosclerosis. Discovery of a neurinoma between the branches of the stapes probably originating from the geniculate. Facial paralysis was not present either before or after the operation which, in fact, was only partial (a more extensive operation was refused later on). A curious F.P. "to cold", 30 years beforehand, recovered(More)
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