Tay-Sachs disease
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Tay-Sachs disease

Doreen Crawford Nurse adviser, Nursing Children and Young People

An autosomal recessive genetic disorder that results from the appearance of two copies of a defective gene on chromosome 15, Tay-Sachs disease carries a poor prognosis and is often fatal.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 5,17-17. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.5.17.s16

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