Ultrasound approach to the Wilson’s disease

Avramovski, Petar and Avramovska, Maja and Sotiroski, Kosta and Nikolovski, Pece and Sikole, Emilija (2017) Ultrasound approach to the Wilson’s disease. Global Imaging Insights, 2017 (2). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2399-7397

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Wilson disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper
transport which map to chromosome 13q14.3, characterized by the
toxic accumulation of copper in a number of organs, particularly the
liver and brain [1,2]. Named after the Samuel Kinnear Wilson who
identified it in 1912, WD disease is also known as “hepatolenticular
Wilson disease is often fatal if not recognized and treated when
symptomatic. The main hepatic dysfunctions are present and may
manifest as acute hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis, cirrhosis and
fulminant hepatic failure [3,4].

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: UKLO Network
Depositing User: D-r Petar Avramovski
Date Deposited: 27 May 2024 05:54
Last Modified: 27 May 2024 05:54
URI: https://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/9906

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