Will drosche wilson desease Presentation Transcript
WILSON DISEASE By Will Drosche
WHAT IS WILSON DISEASE ? R Wilson disease is a genetic disorder, it prevents the body from getting rid of the extra copper, Too much copper is poisonous, In Wilson Disease, copper builds up in the liver, brain, eyes, and other organs. Over time, high copper levels can cause life-threatening organ damage.
UWHAT CAUSES WILSON DISEASE ?O
UWHAT CAUSES WILSON DISEASE ?OWilson’s disease is caused by the build up of copper in thebody.People who has Wilson Disease cannot release copper fromthe liver at the normal rate
AWHAT ARE THESYMPTOMS OF WILSONKayser - Fleischer rings, A build up ofcopper in the eyes .your skin yellows and whites of the eyes . They appear in each eye as a rusty-brown ring around the edge of the iris and in the rim of the cornea.fatigue Extreme tiredness, typicallyresulting from mental or physical exertionor illnessswelling of the liver of spleen
KWHO GETS WILSON DISEASE?H About one in 40,000 people gets Wilsons Disease, it eﬀects men and women the Symptoms usually appear between ages 5 to 35,
HOW ARE THEY PASSED?In order to inherit Wilson disease both parents must carryone genetic mutation (abnormal alteration in the gene) thateach parent passes to the aﬀected child
How is Wilson disease treated? Wilson disease requires lifelong treatment to reduce and control the amount of copper in the body.
Wilson Disease - National Digestive Diseases InformationClearinghousehttp://emedicine.medscape.com/article/183456-overview