Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Copper Storage Disease Evaluation

The evaluation of Wilson's disease begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with Wilson's disease may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of Wilson's disease.

Tests that may be used to evaluate Wilson's disease include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Copper Storage Disease References
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