Italian Expert Panel Issues Diagnostic, Treatment Guidelines

Italian Expert Panel Issues Diagnostic, Treatment Guidelines

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Italian Expert Panel Issues Diagnostic, Treatment Guidelines

An Italian panel of experts recommends using vitamin B6, dopamine agonists, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) as first-line therapies for the treatment of people with rare aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency. Further, the expert panel called for an across-the-board, multidisciplinary approach for follow-up management of patients with the neurometabolic disease. On diagnostic procedures, the experts fully agree on the use of genetic analysis to diagnose adult-onset cases of AADC deficiency with mild symptoms. And,…

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