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Wilson's disease is a rare inherited disorder that can cause liver damage and other life-threatening conditions.
In Wilson's disease, your child’s body is unable to excrete excess copper (found in many foods), which builds up in the liver.
This causes progressive damage to your child’s liver.
Eventually, the copper is released into your child’s bloodstream and deposits in other organs including the brain, kidneys and eyes (corneas).
It affects about one in 30,000 people worldwide.
Without treatment, Wilson’s disease may cause severe complications, including some that are life threatening.
Faculty members of the Boston Children's Hospital Liver Transplant Program are conducting clinical studies to better understand why children’s livers fail and how we can improve our success rate in liver transplantation. We are constantly striving to translate our research findings into tangible treatments that can help sick children.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”