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Phenylketonuria



Phenylketonuria



Annual Review of Nutrition 7: 117-135



A technical overview discusses current procedures for diagnosing and managing children with phenylketonuria (PKU), and presents the latest results from the longitudinal US National Collaborative Study of Children Treated for PKU. Attention also is given to: the definition of hyperphenylalaninemia categories; clinical presentations of PKU and its treatment; dietary restrictions; and the special consideration of maternal PKU. Practical dietary guidelines for PKU infants are included.(wz)

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Accession: 001653876

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PMID: 3300729

DOI: 10.1146/annurev.nu.07.070187.001001



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