Table 1 Demographics

Case no.Possible cause of copper deficiencyAge at presentation, ySexDuration of symptoms, y
1Zinc ingestion65Male5.00
2Iron ingestion46Female0.50
3Gastric surgery78Female10.00
4Gastric surgery49Female5.00
5Gastric surgery72Male0.75
6Gastric surgery52Male1.50
7Malabsorption45Female5.00
8Malabsorption55Female0.17
9Unknown48Female0.75
10Unknown51Female3.00
11Unknown45Female2.75
12Unknown70Female0.83
13Unknown55Female2.00