lets learn about this rare disease today
Symptoms of PKU (Phenylketonuria)
- Mental Retardation
- Behavioral or Social Problems
- Stunted Growth
- Fair Skin and Blue Eyes
Children with this disorder
he seems that if he has blonde hair and blue eyes because of the phenylalanine in his skin is very low.
seems to be happy but she can't really have an great meats and veggies diet like the usual people can.
she has an great diet full of fruits and veggies but no protein products like meat, beans, milk, and nuts.
Here's the cause
is PKU inherited?
it is not sex-linked if both parents have the gene then the unborn child can be born with the disorder.
it is a very autosomal recessive pattern that can be passed from parent to child.
How PKU can be treated
enzyme replacement therapy is also an priority.
How PKU is diagnosed
there is no gene counseling for this disorder.
What Type of people can get PKU
(Scottish, Irish, and Welsh)