European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 155, Issue 11, pp 992–992 | Cite as

Microcephaly and maternal phenylketonuria

  • A. Superti-Furga
  • B. Steinmann
  • G. Duc
  • R. Gitzelmann
Letters to the Editors

Keywords

Public Health Phenylketonuria Microcephaly Maternal Phenylketonuria 

Abbreviation

PKU

phenylketonuria

References

  1. 1.
    Gungor N, Tokath A, Coskun T, Özguc M, Özalp I (1996) Microcephaly in a hyperphenylalaninemic infant leading to the diagnosis of maternal hyperphenylalaninemia. Eur J Pediatr 155:257–258Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Superti-Furga A, Steinmann B, Due G, Gitzelmann R (1991) Maternal phenylketonuria in cousins caused by mild, unrecognized phenylketonuria in their mothers homozygous for the phenylalanin hydroxylase Arg-261-Gln mutation. Eur J Pediatr 150:493–497Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Superti-Furga
    • 1
  • B. Steinmann
    • 1
  • G. Duc
    • 2
  • R. Gitzelmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Metabolic and Molecular Diseases, Department of PaediatricsUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Division of Neonatology, Department of PaediatricsUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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