Varied and atypical presentation of Wilson disease in a family: report of 3 cases in siblings


  • Shilpi Ranjan Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Bettiah, Bihar
  • Kumar Saurabh Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College, Bettiah, Bihar



Wilson disease, Penicillamine, Zinc


Study reports a series of three cases of atypical presentation of Wilson disease from a family. First sibling presented with isolated neurological manifestation without hepatic involvement and responded well with low dose penicillamine and zinc. Second sibling had history of recurrent long bone fractures along with hepatitis who also responded well with zinc therapy. Third sibling who was presymptomatic turns up into symptomatic state even after appropriate zinc prophylaxis.  


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