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The best treatment of phenylketonuria is a diet that is extremely low in phenylalanine during childhood. A person can also take fish oil supplements and iron supplements to help treat some of the symptoms.

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Phenylketonuria is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation of the PAH gene.

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The phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) enzyme deficiency causes Phenylketonuria.

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