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Wilson’s Disease: Diagnosis of Wilson’s Disease in Ethiopian Young Sisters

Table 3

Summary of Wilson’s disease reported in Sub-Saharan Africa in the last three decades.

CountryAge (yrs)SexDiagnosisTherapyPublication detailsPublication year

Nigeria15FemaleArrhythmic-hyperkynesia-typeZinc low-copper dietLonge et al., Arch Neurol1982
Nigeria8Malehepatic cirrhosis and Parkinsonian-typeZinc low-copper dietEsazobar et al., J Med Case Rep2012
Ethiopia15MaleHepatic cirrhosisZinc low-copper dietHaftu et al., Case Rep Hepatol2020

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