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  • PKU is konw as Phenylketonuria
  • PKU has many symbols including skin rashes and more.
  • How to prevent PKU
  • PKU is a inherited disorder that causes an amino acid called phenylalanine to build up in the body. PKU is caused by a defect in the gene that helps create the enzyme needed to break down phenylalanine.
  • There  are a few ways to treat PKU
  • A musty odor in the breath, skin or urine, caused by too much phenobarbital in the body and Abnormally small head, and Hyperactivity, and Intellectual disability ,and more .
  • PKU  was discovered in 1934 by  Dr. Asbjorn Folling from Norway
  • Follow a low-phenylalanine diet or Consider genetic counseling
  • The More you know
  • A lifetime diet with very limited intake of protein, Taking a PKU formula which is a special nutritional supplement,  Regular review of diet records, Frequent blood tests that monitor phenylalanine levels as they change over time, and more
  • It was presented at a meeting in Elsinore, Denmark, May 24-27,1994.
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