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Renewed interest in clinical disorders of trace-element metabolism has resulted in a spate of reviews and monographs on various aspects of copper. This volume, the second in the Copper in Biology and Medicine series, provides a useful addition that is an easily read summary of the major developments in our understanding of Wilson's disease. Dr. Owen has written with clarity about Wilson's original observations and the controversies surrounding the pathophysiology of the disease.
Much of the book is divided into short chapters that deal with the laboratory and clinical aspects of each organ system affected by the disease, enhancing understanding
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Wilson's Disease. The Etiology, Clinical Aspects and Treatment of Inherited Copper Toxicosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:541–542. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-541_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):541-542.
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