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Introduction: Phenylalaninemia

Description of Phenylalaninemia

Phenylalaninemia (medical condition): A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of...more »

See also:

  »Introduction: Phenylketonuria
  »Symptoms of Phenylketonuria
  »Tests for Phenylketonuria
  »Treatments for Phenylketonuria

Phenylalaninemia as a Disease

Phenylalaninemia: Another name for Phenylketonuria (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Phenylketonuria
  »Symptoms of Phenylketonuria
  »Treatments for Phenylketonuria

Phenylalaninemia: Related Diseases

Phenylalaninemia: Phenylalaninemia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Phenylalaninemia (Phenylketonuria)

Some of the symptoms of Phenylalaninemia incude:

Treatments for Phenylalaninemia (Phenylketonuria)

Treatments for Phenylalaninemia (Phenylketonuria) include:

  • Low-phenylalanine diet - a very strict diet to avoid particular substances.
    • Avoid high protein foods
    • Avoid aspartame - an artificial sweetener.
    • Avoid diet sodas - many contain aspartame
  • Strict diet during pregnancy - avoids damage to the fetus.

Treatment of Phenylalaninemia: For more treatment information about Phenylalaninemia, see treatment of Phenylketonuria (Phenylalaninemia)

Phenylalaninemia: Article Excerpts about Phenylketonuria

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inherited error of metabolism caused by a deficiency in the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Phenylalaninemia: Related Disease Topics

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The following terms can be used for Phenylalaninemia

Source: CRISP

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