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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

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If your child is showing signs of low muscle tone, or “hypotonia,” finding a cause can be difficult and confusing. This website provides information about one rare disease called Aromatic L-amino Acid Decarboxylase (AADC) Deficiency, which can cause hypotonia and other symptoms in children.

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Learn about the symptoms of AADC Deficiency

Talk to your doctor if you think your child should be tested for this rare disorder

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