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What is the definition or description of: tay sachs disease?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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.."a baby with tay-sachs disease is born without an important enzyme, hexosaminidase a (hex a).
So, as fatty proteins build up in the brain, they hurt the baby's sight, hearing, movement, and mental development." it is an inherited disease. http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/genetic/tay_sachs.html.

In brief: See below

.."a baby with tay-sachs disease is born without an important enzyme, hexosaminidase a (hex a).
So, as fatty proteins build up in the brain, they hurt the baby's sight, hearing, movement, and mental development." it is an inherited disease. http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/genetic/tay_sachs.html.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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