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What's the initial test and most accurate test for Wilson disease
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Wilson initial test is slit lamp (Kayser Fleischer rings )
accurate test is increase copper excretion in urine after pencillamine
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MTB-3 says
best initial is slit lamp K-F rings more specificity and sensitivity and than ceruloplasmin level
most accurate test for Wilson is liver biopsy than a urinary copper level
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initial is kayser-fleischer rings + elevated urinary copper excretion and most accurate (gold standard) is Liver biopsy.
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