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Wilson disease

Disease definition

A rare genetic disorder of copper metabolism presenting with non-specific hepatic, neurologic, psychiatric or ophthalmologic manifestations due to impaired biliary copper excretion and consecutive excessive copper deposition in the body.

ORPHA:905

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Hepatolenticular degeneration
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult, Elderly, Childhood
  • ICD-10: E83.0
  • ICD-11: 5C64.00
  • OMIM: 277900
  • UMLS: C0019202
  • MeSH: D006527
  • GARD: 7893
  • MedDRA: 10019819

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