Tay-Sachs disease

GM2 gangliosidosis - Tay-Sachs; Lysosomal storage disease - Tay-Sachs disease

Tay-Sachs disease is a life-threatening disease of the nervous system passed down through families.

Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention