[Relationship between the severity of brain damage in phenylketonuria and the degree of hyperphenylalaninemia].


The frequency of the various degrees of the intellectual defect and convulsive syndrome was studied in 473 patients with phenylketonuria divided into four groups as regards the phenylalanine blood level, that was 150 to 199 mg/l in group I, 200 to 299 mg/l in group II, 300 to 399 mg/l in group III, and 400 mg/l and higher in group IV. A substantial increase… (More)