What are the signs and symptoms of Wilson disease?

Updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: Richard K Gilroy, MBBS, FRACP; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Hepatic dysfunction is the presenting feature in more than half of patients. Although the condition may manifest as acute hepatitis, the three major patterns of hepatic involvement are as follows:

  • Chronic active hepatitis

  • Cirrhosis (the most common initial presentation)

  • Fulminant hepatic failure

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