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What is the life expectancy of someone with tay sachs disease?

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Dr. Que Chu
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In brief: Tay Sachs

Tay Sachs disease is an autosomal recessive, neurodegenerative disease cause by excessive storage of Gm2 ganglioside withinn cell lysomes.
Normal motor function first few months of life following by progressive weakness, starting at 2 to 6 months of age. Life expectancy is 2 to 5 years. Consult genetic expert.

In brief: Tay Sachs

Tay Sachs disease is an autosomal recessive, neurodegenerative disease cause by excessive storage of Gm2 ganglioside withinn cell lysomes.
Normal motor function first few months of life following by progressive weakness, starting at 2 to 6 months of age. Life expectancy is 2 to 5 years. Consult genetic expert.
Dr. Que Chu
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