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Tay Sachs

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...»

Treatments for Tay Sachs

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Tay Sachs: Related Patient Stories

Tay Sachs: Deaths

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Types of Tay Sachs

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 to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it can...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...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...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »

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Tay Sachs: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tay Sachs

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Tay Sachs: Animations

Prognosis for Tay Sachs

Prognosis for Tay Sachs: Poor. Infants usually die by age 5.

Research about Tay Sachs

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Tay Sachs: Broader Related Topics

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