The high concentration of copper in the body can cause a wide array of symptoms to appear that affect the blood as well as the kidneys. Between 10 percent to 15 percent of all Wilson's disease patients develop acute hemolysis as a consequence of the oxidative damage caused by excessive amounts of copper in the body. Another related symptom is urolithiasis, which refers to the formation of stones in the bladder, which is an especially painful symptom. It is important to treat Wilson's disease as soon as possible to avoid further complications that may affect the kidney.
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