Intellectual and Developmental Status in Children With Hyperphenylalaninemia and PKU Who Were Screened in a National Program


BACKGROUND Hyperphenylalaninemia (HPA) and Phenylkeonuria (PKU) are metabolic errors caused by deficiency of phenylalanine hydroxylase enzyme, which results in increased level of phenylalanine. This increase is toxic to the growing brain. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare the intellectual and developmental status in HPA and PKU children… (More)
DOI: 10.5812/ijp.3033


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