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Causes of Tay Sachs Disease

Causes of Tay Sachs Disease

Tay Sachs disease is caused by a mutation in the hexosaminidase A gene, HEXA.

Tay Sachs Disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Tay Sachs Disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Tay Sachs Disease:

  • Mild motor weakness
  • Occasional twitches of the eye (myoclonic jerks)
  • GM2 gangliosidosis
  • Cherry-red spot

Tay Sachs Disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Tay Sachs Disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Tay Sachs Disease:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Tay Sachs Disease may be found in:


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