International Journal of Educational Research and Development

International Journal of Educational Research and Development


International Journal of Educational Research and Development
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Case report on wilson disease

Jose Amala Anilda S

Wilson Disease (WD) is a rare autosomal recessive disease resulting in a systemic overload of copper. Wilson's disease is a rare inherited disorder that causes copper to accumulate in your liver, brain and other vital organs. Most people with Wilson's disease are diagnosed between the ages of 5 and 35, but it can affect younger and older people, as well. A 12 years old boy residing in community, her mother reported with the chief complaints of his son with poor academic performance, decreased concentration and lack of interest in outdoor activities, loss of appetite and later they have consulted the doctor and after the investigation he was diagnosed as an Wilson`s disease.
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