Wilson's disease in a patient presenting with skeletal abnormalities

Orthopedics. 1985 Jun;8(6):742-4.


We present a case with extensive bone and joint involvement in the form of bone fragmentation and osteochondritis dessecans. The case was subsequently documented to be that of Wilson's disease. Biochemical screening was also carried out on the family members and the results of the findings are presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bone Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Bone Diseases / etiology*
  • Hepatolenticular Degeneration / complications*
  • Hepatolenticular Degeneration / genetics
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Osteochondritis / etiology*
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / diagnostic imaging
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / etiology*
  • Radiography