Cerebrospinal Fluid Remains Best Diagnostic Method

Cerebrospinal Fluid Remains Best Diagnostic Method

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Remains Best Diagnostic Method

Examining cerebrospinal fluid — the liquid surrounding the brain and spinal cord — remains the best way to diagnose aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, a recent study confirms. The investigation also found that measuring treatment response by routinely re-examining this fluid appears unnecessary, and that certain molecules found in the blood might prove useful as biomarkers, although more studies are needed to confirm this. The study, “Blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid analysis in TH…

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