Wilson's disease in childhood. Variability of clinical presentation.

Abstract

Although Wilson's Disease is a treatable disorder, 9 of 15 cases referred with undiagnosed liver disease in the present series died in 3 to 53 days of admission. We have reviewed these cases to identify features that would allow earlier diagnosis and improvement in management. The presenting symptoms were lethargy and malaise (11 cases), jaundice (11… (More)

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