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Learn about whether your child’s unexplained low muscle tone could be caused by AADC Deficiency

When your child’s low muscle tone (hypotonia) goes unexplained, a rare genetic disorder may be the cause

This website provides information about a rare disorder called aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, which can cause hypotonia and other symptoms in children.

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Find out more about AADC deficiency by listening to our AADC deficiency ‘Rare talks’ podcasts.

In this podcast series, we cover what it’s like if a family member has a rare disease. Hear insights from medical experts and caregivers as they discuss their own experiences of AADC deficiency.

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GL-AADC-0981 | February 2022

Welcome to About AADC

A website for parents and caregivers of children with AADC deficiency, and members of the public interested in the condition. This website has been provided by PTC Therapeutics.

This educational website provides information to support awareness of a rare neurotransmitter disorder called aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency.