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Phenylketonuria I

Introduction: Phenylketonuria I

Description of Phenylketonuria I

Phenylketonuria I (medical condition): A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine...more »

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

Phenylketonuria I: Related Topics

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Phenylketonuria I as a Disease

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

Phenylketonuria I: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Phenylketonuria I (Phenylketonuria)

Some of the symptoms of Phenylketonuria I incude:

Treatments for Phenylketonuria I (Phenylketonuria)

Treatments for Phenylketonuria I (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 Phenylketonuria I: For more treatment information about Phenylketonuria I, see treatment of Phenylketonuria (Phenylketonuria I)

Phenylketonuria I: 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)

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