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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015
Kayser-Fleischer Ring as the Initial Presentation of Wilson Disease - A Case Report and Review of Literature
Dr. P. Rajasekhar MS | Dr. M. Parnikumar MS | Dr. J. Sahithi
Abstract: An 18 year old female presented with bilateral Kayser Fleischer ring and bilateral sunflower cataract. . There were coexisting hepatic symptoms. Her serology was positive for hepatitis B. . . Her ceruloplasmin levels were abnormal and ultrasound abdomen showed altered hepatic echogenicity. We report the interesting case of Wilson disease with characteristic ophthalmic manifestations where diagnosis of this condition plays a crucial role in the management and follow up.
Keywords: KAYSER FLEISCHER RING, SUNFLOWER CATARACT, WILSON DISEASE, CERULOPLASMIN, SERUM COPPER
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,
Pages: 626 - 627