Wilson's Disease, a Brief Review

AUTHORS

Mehdin Beheshti 1 , * , Sh Ghotbi 2

1 Family Physician, Fasa Medical School, Fasa, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, De- partment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fasa Medical School, Fasa, Iran

How to Cite: Beheshti M, Ghotbi S. Wilson's Disease, a Brief Review, Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 9(1):35-41.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 9 (1); 35-41
Published Online: January 1, 2008
Article Type: Review Article
Received: January 1, 2007
Accepted: March 2, 2007

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Abstract

Wilson's disease is an autosomal recessive illness which is caused by abnormal copper metabolism. It would lead to involvement of a few organs including liver and nervous system. Patients are treated using copper chelating agents.

Keywords

Wilson's disease, Review of Literature.

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