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August 1977

Fulminant HepatitisA Presentation of Wilson's Disease

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(8):870-872. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120210048011

• A boy, 10 years of age, was admitted to the hospital with rapid onset of hepatic failure and died within three weeks. Laboratory and pathological data were consistent with Wilson's disease. We discuss the importance of Wilson's disease in the differential diagnosis of acute liver failure.

(Am J Dis Child 131:870-872, 1977)