Deficiency of copper includes many symptoms such as abnormal cardiac function, increased plasma cholesterol, decreased superoxide dismutase, neutropenia, leukopenia, anemia, hypocupremia
and weakened iron mobilization .
33 ppm), (4) and potential hypocupremia
Her zinc levels have returned to normal, but hypocupremia persists, although copper levels have improved.
Denture cream: An unusual source of excess zinc, leading to hypocupremia and neurologic disease.
47) In hypocupremia
patients, denture adhesives have been identified as a source of zinc due to indiscriminate use of commercial products with high levels of zinc salts.
These clinical cases were tentatively diagnosed as leukoderma and confirmed on basis of hypocupremia
, low serum ceruloplasmin and absence of melanocytes and melanophores in epidermis on histopathological examination.
Zinc toxicity due to acute or chronic ingestion of high quantities of zinc supplements can also occur and lead to impaired immune response, hypocupremia
, microcytosis, and neutropenia.
In the presence of a normal anatomy, a second well-described mechanism of copper malabsorption relates to excess zinc intake causing a secondary hypocupremia
The severity of hypocupremia
in selected hers of beef cattle in north Western Manitoba.
Symptoms of copper deficiency may include anemia, neutropenia, hypoproteinemia, hypocupremia
, diarrhea, and bone changes (osteopenia and metaphyseal spurs).
Four patients presented with various neurologic abnormalities along with hypocupremia