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Further references to Wilson's Disease

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Wilson's Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Wilson's Disease, or a subtype of Wilson's Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) and National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Genes and Disease:
The following page contains data, researched by the NCBI, identified to have a relationship between certain genes and Wilson's Disease

  • Wilsons disease

Source: Other References

Anderson, LA, Hakojarvi, SL, and Boudreaux, SK.
Zinc Acetate Treatment in Wilson's Disease. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 32; 78-87 (January 1998)

Brewer, GJ.
Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management of Wilson's Disease. Proceedings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine 223; 39-46 (January 2000)

Brewer, GJ, et al.
Treatment of Wilsons Disease with Zinc: XV Long-term Follow-up Studies. Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine 132; 264-278 (October 1998)

Brewer, GJ.
Practical Recommendations and New Therapies for Wilson's Disease. Drugs 50; 240-249 (1995)

Houwen, R, Roberts, E, Thomas, G, and Cox, D.
DNA markers for the diagnosis of Wilson disease. Journal of Hepatology 17; 269-276 (1993)

Sternlieb, I.
The outlook for the diagnosis of Wilson's disease. Journal of Hepatology 17:3; 263-264 (March 1993) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Wilson's Disease Information Page: NINDS)


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