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what type of karyotype does tay sachs have

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Autosomal recessive: The medical term for this type of inheritance is autosomal recessive. Both parents must possess the recessive gene which is combined in the baby (rec ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Genetic diseases: Tay sachs is an autosomal recessive genetic disease. It is a disease of the nervous system and is a member of the sphingolipidoses. Canavan disease i ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michel Mikhael
41 years experience Neonatology
Very rare: very rare in general population, highest risk among Ashkenazi Jewish families
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Storage disease: Tay sachs is a disease of error in metabolism. Certain by products of metabolism collect and are deposited in liver and other organs. This deposition ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Several forms exists: Infantile form: child appear normal until the age of 3-6 mo, when their development slows & muscles used for movement weaken. Affected infants lose mo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Genetics: Tay-sachs which almost always is presents in early infancy, is due to the inheritance of a defective gene one from each parent which is termed recess ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
TAY-SACHS D.: Missing developmental milestone after age 6 months, develop progressive cognitive and motor deterioration with seizures, mental retardation, paralysis ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
??as a 41 yo ??: You may be a carrier and asymptomatic, but you did not live to age 41 as a person with tay-sachs.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic disease: Tay-sachs is a horrible but rare genetic disease caused by an autosomal recessive mutation (abnormal gene) -- this means that both parents have to be ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Birth defect: Tay sachs disease is caused by a chromosomal abnormality and would be because both parents passed the gene (autosomal recessive) and is seen in 1:3000 ... Read More

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