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Wilson's disease

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noun Pathology.
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.
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Origin of Wilson's disease

Named after Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson (1878–1936), British neurologist, who described it in 1912
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