Generalized Hyperpigmentation - An Unusual Feature in Neurologic Wilson Disease: Report of Two Cases

Authors

  • Rumana Islam MD Resident, Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Gopen Kumar Kundu Professor& Chairman, Department of PaediatricNeurology, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Shaheen Akhter Professor and Director IPNA,Paediatric Neurology, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Anjir Anwar FCPS part II student, Paediatric Neurology and development, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjch.v45i2.60123

Keywords:

Wilson disease, Neurologic manifestation, Generalized hyperpigmentation

Abstract

Wilson disease also known as hepatolenticular degenerationis an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism, usually presents either with hepatic or neurological features. But sometimes along with common features, some atypical presentations may also co-exist. We report here two cases of Wilson disease, a 15 years old girl and 14 years old boy presented with some neurological manifestations along with gradual darkening of whole body.

BANGLADESH J CHILD HEALTH 2021; VOL 45 (2) : 124-127

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Published

2022-06-09

How to Cite

Islam, R. ., Kundu, G. K. ., Akhter, S. ., & Anwar, A. . (2022). Generalized Hyperpigmentation - An Unusual Feature in Neurologic Wilson Disease: Report of Two Cases. Bangladesh Journal of Child Health, 45(2), 124–127. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjch.v45i2.60123

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Case Reports