Definitions for "Wilson's disease"
a rare genetic disorder in which copper builds up in the liver and is released into other parts of the body, eventually causing damage to the liver and brain
hereditary disease due to a deficiency in ceruloplasmin causing a pathological increase in the copper content of all tissues, particularly in the brain and liver.
An inherited disorder in which extra amounts of copper build up in the liver, brain, kidneys, and corneas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Recommendation Zinc"Supplemental zinc therapy (in capsules or tablets of 50mg of elemental zinc, 3 times daily, separated from food by at least 1 hour) was found to be an effective sole therapy in the long-term treatment of Wilson's..."