Penicillamine therapy for schizophreniform psychosis in Wilson's disease.

A hospitalized 22-year-old woman had suffered from Wilson's disease for the past 11 years. The diagnosis was confirmed by hepatic nonspecific changes, high copper urine excretion, and low to zero serum ceruloplasmin, but psychiatric symptomatology was the main manifestation of the disease. The history of treatment modalities and a controlled trial with… CONTINUE READING