The Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disorders

  title={The Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disorders},
  author={Phillip L. Pearl and Jacob L Taylor and Stacey Trzcinski and Alex Sokohl},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  pages={606 - 616}
The pediatric neurotransmitter disorders represent an enlarging group of neurological syndromes characterized by abnormalities of neurotransmitter synthesis and breakdown. The disorders of dopamine and serotonin synthesis are aromatic amino acid decarboxylase deficiency, tyrosine hydroxylase deficiency, and disorders of tetrahydrobiopterin synthesis. Amino acid decarboxylase, tyrosine hydroxylase, sepiapterin reductase, and guanosine triphosphate cyclohydrolase (Segawa disease) deficiencies do… 

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