Tay-Sachs disease Summary

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1,958 words, approx. 7 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease Tay-Sachs disease is a severe genetic disease of the nervous system that is nearly always fatal, usually by three to four years of age. It is caused by mutations in the HEXA gene, wh... Read more
1,057 words, approx. 4 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease Definition Tay-Sachs disease (pronounced tay-SACKS) is a genetic disorder that can lead to paralysis, blindness, convulsions, mental retardation (see mental retardation entry) and de... Read more
747 words, approx. 3 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease Tay-Sachs disease is a genetic disorder that causes progressive neurological degeneration. Although the disease primarily affects infants, juvenile and adult forms of Tay-Sachs disea... Read more
425 words, approx. 2 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease Tay-Sachs disease is an inherited birth defect which first becomes noticeable at about four to six months of age when an otherwise healthy baby gradually ceases to smile, crawl, turn... Read more
425 words, approx. 2 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease Tay-Sachs disease is an inherited birth defect which first becomes noticeable at about four to six months of age when an otherwise healthy baby gradually ceases to smile, crawl, turn... Read more
850 words, approx. 3 pages
Tay-Sachs Disease A genetically transmitted disease of the central nervous system. Tay-Sachs disease is a fatal childhood degenerative disease of the central nervous system that is genetically transmi... Read more
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