AADC Deficiency and Infections

AADC Deficiency and Infections

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AADC Deficiency and Infections

Aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is a very rare disease with a range of symptoms, often first evident very early in life. Because hypotonia (floppiness) and movement disorders are among its most common symptoms, patients with AADC deficiency can be at an increased risk of infection. Here is information about infections, how AADC deficiency might increase a person’s risk of infection, and how doctors diagnose and treat infections. What causes an infection? Infections occur when…

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