How should Wilson disease be assessed in pediatric patients?

Updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: Richard K Gilroy, MBBS, FRACP; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
  • Print
Answer

Pediatricians should consider Wilson disease in any child with hepatic abnormalities. The initial tests should be performed, and further workup by a pediatric gastroenterologist may be necessary if suspicion remains high.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!