Phenylketonuria and juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a case report

@article{Zhu2021PhenylketonuriaAJ,
  title={Phenylketonuria and juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a case report},
  author={Ting Ting Zhu and Jin Wu and L. Wang and X. Sun},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2021},
  volume={21}
}
Background Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a genetic metabolic disorder in which patients have no ability to convert phenylalanine to tyrosine. Several autoimmune diseases have been reported to combine with PKU, co-existent of PKU and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) has not been presented. Case presentation The girl was diagnosed with PKU at the age of 1 month confirmed by molecular data. At the age of 3.5 years, she presented with pain and swelling of her right ankle, right knee, and right hip… Expand

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