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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Innovare Academics Sciences Pvt. Ltd, Volume 10, Number 4, p.113-114 (2017)



<p>Wilson’s disease (WD) is an inherited autosomal genetic abnormality which results in impairment in cellular copper transport. Overtime, this may lead to liver cirrhosis. The main focus of this case is to shows the importance of taking a medical history. Here, we discuss a case of a 35-year-old male diagnosed with WD-induced liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension. He was physically very weak. Since the same genetic abnormality was the reason for the death of his sibling which was not considered while taking the medical history of this patient, this led to a late diagnosis of 4 years while the patient’s condition became worst. Herein, we report a case that provides an insight to medical professionals about taking proper medical history of patients © 2017 The Authors.</p>


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B. Vincent, James, A., Syamaprasad, T. V., Reji, R., and Remya Reghu, “A case report on Wilson’s disease-induced liver cirrhosis”, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 10, pp. 113-114, 2017.