Tay Sachs: Introduction
Tay Sachs: Rare genetic disease leading to fatty deposits in the brain.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Tay Sachs is available below.
Symptoms of Tay Sachs
- Loss of learned skills
- Loss of smiling
- Loss of crawling
- Loss of grabbing
- Loss of rolling over
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Tay Sachs
Treatments for Tay Sachs
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Tay Sachs?
Tay Sachs: Related Patient Stories
Tay Sachs: Deaths
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Types of Tay Sachs
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Diagnostic Tests for Tay Sachs
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Causes of Tay Sachs
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Disease Topics Related To Tay Sachs
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Tay Sachs: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Tay Sachs
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes by...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...read more »
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Tay Sachs: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Tay Sachs: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tay Sachs
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Prognosis for Tay Sachs
Prognosis for Tay Sachs:
Poor. Infants usually die by age 5.
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