Neurologic Wilson's disease

@article{Lorincz2010NeurologicWD,
  title={Neurologic Wilson's disease},
  author={Matthew T. Lorincz},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={1184}
}
  • Matthew T. Lorincz
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Despite a long history, Wilson's disease, an autosomal recessive disease caused by mutations in the ATP7B gene, remains a commonly misdiagnosed import disease. Mutations in ATP7B result in abnormal copper metabolism and subsequent toxic accumulation of copper. Clinical manifestations of neurologic Wilson's disease include variable combinations of dysarthria, dystonia, tremor, and choreoathetosis. Among neurodegenerative diseases, it is unusual in that misdiagnosis and delay in treatment are… 

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