Wilson Disease: Special Circumstances

  • Michelle Camarata
  • Michael L. SchilskyEmail author
Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)


In the prior sections, we have provided an introduction to basic copper metabolism and discussed disease diagnosis and treatment of Wilson disease. However, there are special circumstances where there is more expert opinion on management of patients than evidence for how best to practice. In the following section, we consider some special circumstances and provide some guidance while recognizing that these are areas for future study.


Pregnancy Preparation for surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterology and HepatologyRoyal Surrey County HospitalGuildfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Clinical and Experimental MedicineUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Section of Transplant and ImmunologyYale School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  4. 4.Division of Digestive Diseases and Transplant and Immunology, Departments of Medicine and SurgeryYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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