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I'm not a doctor. I don't know that the diagnoses of lyme and wilson's would normally overlap, but my husband is an atypical case. He has late stage neurological lyme disease and the doctors are testing him for Wilson's disease as a differential diagnosis. I think mostly to rule it out. His

Looking into Wilson's because:
My husband is in his 20s,
has dystonia and myoclonic jerks,
as well as emotional and cognitive changes.
Slightly elevated liver enzymes
his ceruloplasmin test came back in range, but on the very low end of normal

He doesn't recall a tickbite and never noticed a bullseye rash but has tested positive for lyme.

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