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Prognosis of Tay Sachs Disease

Prognosis for Tay Sachs Disease: The severity of expression and the age at onset of Tay-Sachs varies from infantile and juvenile forms that exhibit paralysis, dementia, blindness and early death to a chronic adult form that exhibits neuron dysfunction and psychosis. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology) ... Even with the best of care, children with Tay-Sachs disease usually die by age 5. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Tay-Sachs Disease Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Tay Sachs Disease

Complications:

Complications of Tay Sachs Disease may include:

Complications of Tay Sachs Disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tay Sachs Disease.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Tay Sachs Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Tay Sachs Disease. The prognosis of Tay Sachs Disease may include the duration of Tay Sachs Disease, chances of complications of Tay Sachs Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Tay Sachs Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Tay Sachs Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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