Radiological assessment of the hand and wrist in phenylketonuria and hyperphenylalaninaemia


A radiograph of the left hand and wrist was taken in 141 children and young adults with phenylketonuria and hyperphenylalaninaemia. Ten (7.1%) had a bony abnormality and, of these, six (4.3%) showed evidence of reduced bone density. Only one patient had evidence of spiculation of the lower ulnar metaphysis previously described in phenylketonuria. Bone… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02021701


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