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Complications of Phenylketonuria

Complications list for Phenylketonuria:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Phenylketonuria includes:

  • Mental retardation - if the disease is untreated.
  • Behavioral changes (see Behavioral symptoms)
  • Fetal damage - if the mother has poorly controlled PKU.
  • Birth defects
  • Maternal PKU
  • Mothers with PKU can give birth to children who suffer microcephaly, congenital heart disease, behavioral problems and mental retardation
  • Mothers with PKU may suffer spontaneous abortions
  • Mothers with PKU may have intrauterine growth retardation during pregnancy

See also the symptoms of Phenylketonuria and Phenylketonuria: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Phenylketonuria from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Phenylketonuria and Phenylketonuria: Introduction.

You may also want to research other symptoms in our Symptoms Center.

About complications:

Complications of Phenylketonuria are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Phenylketonuria. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Phenylketonuria and complications of Phenylketonuria is unclear or arbitrary.


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