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SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF WILSON DISEASE The sign and symptom were present since at birth due to the genetic mutation at ATP7B at chromosome 30 But it was not specifically at one part of the body. It varies depending on the person who suffers this disease The disease won’t occur until the copper builds up in three main part of the body system; Neurological (brain) Liver Kayser-Fleischer rings and sunflower cataract Other Neurological Copper accumulation in the brain can cause symptom such as: 1. Memory, speech or vision impairment 2. Migraine 3. Drooling 4. Seizures 5. Insomnia 6. Changes of personality Liver The following symptoms may indicate and tell us the people suffers from Wilson disease due to copper accumulation in the liver: 1. Tired 2. Weight Loss 3. Muscle cramp 4. Jaundice or yellowing of skin 5. Bloating in abdomen 6. Nausea K-F Ring and Sunflower cataract Kayser-Fleischer ring is the golden-brown discoloration at the eye due to excess copper deposition. 97% people who suffers Wilson disease will have this.
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  • Spring '19
  • jane doe
  • acute liver failure, Wilson's disease, SYMPTOMS OF WILSON DISEASE

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