Meta-Analysis of Neuropsychological Symptoms of Adolescents and Adults with PKU

  title={Meta-Analysis of Neuropsychological Symptoms of Adolescents and Adults with PKU},
  author={Jonson J Moyle and Allison M. Fox and Melissa Arthur and Mike Bynevelt and John R Burnett},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
Phenylketonuria (PKU; OMIM 261600) is an autosomal recessive inborn error of phenylanaline metabolism. PKU is characterized by deficient or defective phenylalanine hydroxylase activity and persistantly increased levels of the essential amino acid phenylalanine in the circulation. The present article examines current understanding of the etiology of PKU, along with a meta-analysis examining neuropsychological and intellectual presentations in continuously treated adolescents and adults. Patients… CONTINUE READING
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