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Tay–Sachs disease

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Tay–Sachs disease (also known as GM2 gangliosidosis or hexosaminidase A deficiency ) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. In its most common variant (known as infantile Tay–Sachs disease), it causes a progressive deterioration of nerve cells and of mental and physical abilities that begins around six months of age and usually results in death by the age of four. The disease occurs...More