A neuropsychological profile of off-diet adults with phenylketonuria.

@article{Moyle2007ANP,
  title={A neuropsychological profile of off-diet adults with phenylketonuria.},
  author={Jonson J Moyle and Allison M. Fox and Mike Bynevelt and Melissa Arthur and John R Burnett},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          436-41
        }
}
The metabolic disorder phenylketonuria (PKU) is treated early by a low-phenylalanine diet. While this prevents global cognitive impairment, some patients still experience cognitive and neurophysiological abnormalities. Neuropsychological testing of early treated, currently off-diet, PKU patients attending an adult PKU clinic showed a reduction in the Perceptual Organization Index (POI), Processing Speed Index (PSI) from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Third Edition (WAIS-III), and Part A… CONTINUE READING
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