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Diagnosis of Wilson Disease

Wilson disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive trait characterized by an impairment of cellular copper transport. It leads to accumulation of copper in several organs, most notably the liver and brain. The diagnosis and early treatment is essential to prevent the progression of the disease.

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
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