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Delayed appearance of wing-beating tremor after liver transplantation in a patient with Wilson disease.
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PMID:  24726229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is the sole etiological treatment for Wilson disease (WD), but several neurological complications after OLT have been reported. We report a WD patient who developed a unilateral wing-beating tremor 6years after OLT. New neurological symptoms develop immediately after OLT in most cases. In our patient, the onset of extrapyramidal symptoms was at a prolonged interval after OLT. To our knowledge this is the first patient with delayed extrapyramidal symptoms after OLT in WD where the pathophysiology of these late extrapyramidal symptoms is still unknown.
Authors:
Joong-Seok Kim; Su-Young Kim; Jong-Young Choi; Hee-Tae Kim; Yoon-Sang Oh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
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Created Date:  2014-4-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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