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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Phenylketonuria and Maternal Phenylketonuria

Phenylketonuria and Maternal Phenylketonuria

(p.283) 39 Phenylketonuria and Maternal Phenylketonuria
Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Susan A. Berry

Dorothy Markowitz

Nancy D. Leslie

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses phenylketonuria and maternal phenylketonuria, including the links between phenylalanine embryopathy and maternal phenylketonuria and biochemical abnormalities. Factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation are discussed, including specific nutrients, and components of the diet. Dietary management, additional therapies, and follow-up care are also described.

Keywords:   phenylketonuria, maternal phenylketonuria, biochemical abnormalities, dietary management, phenylalanine

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