Menkes disease Sentence Examples
Severe alterations in copper metabolism occur in two genetic diseases, Wilson's disease and Menkes disease.
Children with Menkes disease have characteristic kinky hair, seizures, developmental failures, and progressive degeneration of the brain.
Children with Menkes disease are sometimes helped temporarily by intravenous injections of copper supplements.
Children diagnosed with Menkes disease rarely live past their third birthday.
Such genetic diseases as Wilson's disease and Menkes disease cannot be prevented as of the early 2000s.Advertisement