Research Article

An abnormality in sebaceous function in phenylketonuria.

Br Med J 1975; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5948.19 (Published 04 January 1975) Cite this as: Br Med J 1975;1:19
  1. J L Burton,
  2. S K Goolamali,
  3. S Shuster

    Abstract

    The sebum excretion rate has been found to be increased in female patients with phenylketonuria. This may be related to a depletion of midbrain dopamine and release of the sebotrophic hormone.