Madeleine Haydek, Period 7
What causes Tay-Sachs?
Signs of the disease include a red spot on the retina of the eye, mental retardation, as well as the symptoms listed above.
Early: most common, children present before 6 months and die before age 6
Adolescent Onset: children present in their early teens/ onset of puberty and die before age 16
Late Onset: present in the late teens/ early twenties and patients die before the age of 30
NTSAD - History. (n.d.). Retrieved December 16, 2015, from http://www.ntsad.org/index.php/tay-sachs/history
Tay-Sachs Disease. (n.d.). Retrieved December 16, 2015, from http://www.healthline.com/health/tay-sachs-disease