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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 171-174

Wilson's disease - A rare cause of renal tubular acidosis with metabolic bone disease


Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
M Vadivelan
No. E-2, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Quarters, JIPMER Campus, Dhanvantari Nagar P.O., Puducherry - 605 006
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.132017

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We report a 16-year-old boy who presented with weakness of lower limbs. He was diagnosed to have Wilson's disease, renal tubular acidosis and osteoporosis. Screening of siblings showed that his younger sister was also affected by the disease.






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