Kinnier Wilson disease

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  • Wilson disease — An inherited disorder in which too much copper accumulates in the body. Although the accumulation of copper begins at birth, symptoms of the disorder appear later in life, between the ages of 6 and 40. A diagnostic feature of Wilson disease is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Wilson disease (degeneration syndrome) — Wil·son (disease (degeneration, syndrome) (wilґsən) [Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson, English neurologist, 1877–1937] see under disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson — (* 6. Dezember 1878 in Cedarville, New Jersey; † 12. Mai 1937 in London) war ein britischer Neurologe. Leben Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson Vater von Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wils …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson — (December 6, 1878 May 12, 1937) was a British neurologist who was born in Cedarville, New Jersey. A year after Wilson s birth, his father died and his family moved to Edinburgh. In 1902 he graduated with an M.B. from the University of Edinburgh,… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilson's disease — Classification and external resources A Kayser Fleischer ring (the brown ring on the edge of the iris) is common in Wilson s disease, especially when neurological symptoms are present ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Wilson-Krankheit — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E83.0 Morbus Wilson …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Disease, Wilson — An inherited disorder in which too much copper accumulates in the body. Although the accumulation of copper begins at birth, symptoms of the disorder appear later in life, between the ages of 6 and 40. A diagnostic feature of Wilson disease is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Wilson's disease — noun a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism; copper accumulates in the liver and then in the red blood cells and brain • Syn: ↑hepatolenticular degeneration • Hypernyms: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wilson's disease — Wil′son s disease n. pat a rare hereditary disease marked by copper accumulation in the brain and liver, leading to neurological damage and kidney malfunction • Etymology: after Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878–1936), British neurologist,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Wilson's disease — Pathol. a rare hereditary disease in which copper accumulates in the brain and liver, gradually leading to tremors, muscular rigidity, kidney malfunction, and cognitive disturbances: marked by Kayser Fleischer rings. [named after Samuel Alexander …   Universalium

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