Tay-Sachs disease

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Synonyms for Tay-Sachs disease

a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe

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GM2 gangliosidosis, AB variant, is a rare form of GM2 gangliosidosis resulting from a lack of GM2 activator protein, it is associated with autosomal recessive mutations in GM2A.
The juvenile and chronic forms of GM2 gangliosidosis: clinical and enzymatic heterogeneity.
Elliot-Smith et al., "Central nervous system inflammation is a hallmark of pathogenesis in mouse models of GM1 and GM2 gangliosidosis," Brain, vol.
{CT}: There's (only) GM1 and GM2 gangliosidosis, and they're very similar.