Hyperphenylalaninemia due to DNAJC12 deficiency

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Synonyms: Non-phenylketonuric non-BH4-deficiency hyperphenylalaninemia

A rare inborn error of metabolism characterized by increased serum phenylalanine associated with variable neurological symptoms ranging from mild autistic features or hyperactivity to severe intellectual disability dystonia and parkinsonism. Laboratory analyses show normal tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) metabolism and low levels of the CSF monoamine neurotransmitter metabolites homovanillic acid and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

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