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What are the symptoms of Wilson's disease?

The symptoms of Wilson's disease can vary widely and depend on which organs or structures have been affected by the build-up of copper. When the liver is affected, some of the symptoms may include jaundice, nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, weakness, and swelling (edema). When the central nervous system is affected, some of the symptoms may include: anxiety, depression, confusion, movement disorders, clumsiness, speech problems, and personality changes.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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