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What is Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

What is Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

  • Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: A rare biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (beta-galactosidase A) which results in the accumulation of harmful chemicals (GM1 gangliosides) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. Type 1 is a severe infantile form of the disorder and involves a greater degree of accumulation than type II or III.

Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1, or a subtype of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: Introduction

Types of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1:

Broader types of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1:

How serious is Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

Complications of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: see complications of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

What causes Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

Causes of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: see causes of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

What are the symptoms of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

Symptoms of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: see symptoms of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Complications of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: see complications of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Can anyone else get Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1?

More information: see contagiousness of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1
Inheritance: see inheritance of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1.
Treatments for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: see treatments for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Name and Aliases of Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Main name of condition: Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1

Other names or spellings for Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1:

Beta-galactosidase-1 deficiency, GLB 1 deficiency

Beta galactosidase 1 deficiency, GLB 1 deficiency
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gangliosidosis generalized GM1, type 1: Related Conditions

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