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A rare disease a day: Tay-Sachs

Continuing the rare disease a day theme started with Hunter Syndrome, and Gaucher’s disease, today the topic is Tay-Sachs which is a  also known as GM2 gangliosidosis or hexosaminidase A deficiency. Tay Sachs is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder and extensive information can be found online. Tay–Sachs disease is classified into several forms, differentiated based …

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