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Any symptoms of tay-sachs disease?
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In brief: 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 motor skills such as turning over, sitting, and crawling. They also develop an exaggerated startle reaction to loud noises. As the disease progresses, seizures, vision&hearing loss, intellectual disabilities&paralysis may appear with abnormal eye exam.

In brief: 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 motor skills such as turning over, sitting, and crawling. They also develop an exaggerated startle reaction to loud noises. As the disease progresses, seizures, vision&hearing loss, intellectual disabilities&paralysis may appear with abnormal eye exam.
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