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Tetrahydrobiopterin deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • BH4 deficiency
  • Hyperphenylalaninemia caused by a defect in biopterin metabolism
  • Hyperphenylalaninemia, non-phenylketonuric
  • Non-phenylketonuric hyperphenylalaninemia
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Organizations


Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases (CLIMB)
    Climb Building
    176 Nantwich Road
    Crewe CW2 6BG
    United Kingdom
    Telephone: 0800 652 3181 (toll free)
    E-mail: info.svcs@climb.org.uk
    Website: http://www.climb.org.uk

  • Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International
    P.O. Box 33985
    Fort Worth, TX 76162
    Website: http://www.gmdi.org/

  • Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease Association
    28 Prescott Place
    Old Bethpage, NY 11804
    Telephone: 603-733-8409
    E-mail: pnd@pndassociation.org
    Website: http://www.pndassoc.org/

  • The Arc of the United States
    1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Toll-free: (800) 433-5255
    Telephone: (301) 565-3842
    Fax: (301) 565-3843 or (301) 565-5342
    E-mail: info@thearc.org
    Website: http://www.thearc.org

Social Networking Websites

  • DNAandU.org is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Suite 846
    Washington, DC 20001-1512
    Toll-free: (800) 424-3688
    Telephone: (202) 387-1968
    Fax: (202) 387-2193
    Website: http://www.aaidd.org

  • Genetic Alliance
    4301 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 404
    Washington, DC 20008-2369
    Telephone: 202-966-5557
    Fax: 202-966-8553
    E-mail: info@geneticalliance.org
    Website: http://www.geneticalliance.org/

  • National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
    55 Kenosia Avenue
    PO Box 1968
    Danbury, CT 06813-1968
    Toll-free: 800-999-6673 (voicemail only)
    Telephone: 203-744-0100
    TTY: 203-797-9590
    Fax: 203-798-2291
    E-mail: orphan@rarediseases.org
    Website: http://www.rarediseases.org/

  • The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    6728 Old McLean Village Drive
    McLean, VA 22101
    Telephone: 703-556-9222
    E-mail: info@sdbp.org
    Website: http://www.sdbp.org/index.cfm