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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2021) | Physician Assistant School Study Aid

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Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Decreased phenylalanine hydroxylase
Decreased tetrahydrobiopterin cofactor
Autosomal Recessive
Tyrosine Becomes Essential
Phenylalanine found in Nutrasweet
Musty or mousy body odor
Growth retardation
Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation)
2 mins
Maternal Phenylketonuria
Lack of Proper Diet During Pregnancy; Like NutraSweet
Signs and Symptoms
Congenital Heart Defects
Growth Retardation
Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation)
1 min
Maple Syrup Urine Disease
Defect in alpha ketoacid dehydrogenase
Blocked degradation of branched chain amino acids
Signs and Symptoms
Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation)
1 min
Autosomal Recessive
Deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase
In degradative pathway of tyrosine to fumarate
Homogentisic acid harmful to cartilage
Dark Connective Tissue
Urine turns black on standing
1 min

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