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Prognosis of Wilson's Disease

Prognosis of Wilson's Disease: Improvement usually begins 5-6 months after the start of therapy and continues for about 24 months. The deficits present at 24 months are likely to be permanent. ...see also Overview of Wilson's Disease

Prognosis for Wilson's Disease: Wilson's disease requires lifelong treatment. If the disorder is detected early and treated correctly, a person with Wilson's disease can enjoy completely normal health. (Source: excerpt from Wilson's Disease: NIDDK) ... Without proper treatment, Wilson's disease is generally fatal, usually by the age of 30. If treatment is begun early enough, symptomatic recovery is usually complete, and a life of normal length and quality can be expected. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Wilson's Disease Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Wilson's Disease

Onset of Wilson's Disease: The onset of liver disease is usually at the age of 8-16 years.

Complications:

Complications of Wilson's Disease may include:

Complications of Wilson's Disease from the Diseases Database include:


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See also complications of Wilson's Disease.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Wilson's Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Wilson's Disease. The prognosis of Wilson's Disease may include the duration of Wilson's Disease, chances of complications of Wilson's Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Wilson's Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Wilson's Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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