When should Wilson disease be considered in patients with parkinsonism?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Patients with onset of parkinsonism before age 40 years should be tested for Wilson disease, starting with serum ceruloplasmin measurement and ophthalmologic evaluation for Kayser-Fleischer rings.


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