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Literature reporting on metabolic diseases causing Intellectual Disability is complicated and vast, with continuous expansion of insight into pheno- and genotypic presentation as well as therapeutics. The translation of this knowledge and data into the current website required simplification and therefore inconsistencies may have occurred.

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