Alternate Names : Hepatolenticular Degeneration
How is the disease diagnosed?
Diagnosis of Wilson's disease begins with a medical history and
physical exam. Usually there are high levels of copper in the urine. Often the
level of a special protein in the blood is lower than normal. A liver
biopsy involves taking a small piece of liver with a special needle
put through the skin. The piece can then be examined under a microscope for