Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2010) Volume 14, Issue 2

Wilson's disease with Heterotaxy syndrome: A Case Report

Wilson’s disease (hepatolenticular degeneration) is a rare, treatable, autosomal disorder of copper metabolism leading to liver and brain damage. Its incidence is 1/500,000-1/100,000 live births with more than 250 different mutations [1]. However its association with Heterotaxy syndrome in the form of situs inversus totalis has not been reported till date in Indian literature. We report such a case admitted to our hospital.

Author(s): Sriram P, Shanmuga Arumugaswamy, Nivedita Mondal, Bharat Chaudary, Arun G.K.

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