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Maternal Phenylketonuria Summary

Description: A condition occurring in untreated or partially treated females with PHENYLKETONURIA when they become pregnant. This may result in damages to the FETUS, including MICROCEPHALY; MENTAL RETARDATION; congenital heart disease; FETAL GROWTH RETARDATION; and CRANIOFACIAL ABNORMALITIES. (From Am J Med Genet 1997 Mar 3;69(1):89-95)

Also Known As: Phenylketonuria, Maternal; PKU, Maternal; Phenylalanine-Hydroxylase Deficiency Disease, Maternal; Phenylketonuria, Pregnancy in; Phenylketonurias, Pregnancy in Show All >>

Networked: 67 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 10 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Maternal Phenylketonuria

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Phenylalanine (L-Phenylalanine) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 39 results : FDA 29
  2. Tyrosine (L-Tyrosine) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 12
  3. Phenylalanine Hydroxylase (Phenylalanine 4 Monooxygenase) : 5 results : IBA
  4. 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin (tetrahydrobiopterin) : 4 results : FDA 1
  5. Amino Acids : 3 results : FDA 53
  6. Branched-Chain Amino Acids : 2 results : IBA
  7. Pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency : 2 results : IBA
  8. Vitamins : 1 result : IBA
  9. Valine (L-Valine) : 1 result : FDA 31
  10. Tryptophan (L-Tryptophan) : 1 result : FDA 30
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Diseases Related to Maternal Phenylketonuria

  1. Phenylketonurias (Phenylketonuria)
  2. Microcephaly
  3. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
  4. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease)
  5. Congenital Heart Defects (Congenital Heart Defect)
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Key Therapies for Maternal Phenylketonuria

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  1. Prenatal Care : 1 result
  2. Diet Therapy (Therapy, Diet) : 1 result
  3. Ambulatory Care (Outpatient Care) : 1 result

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