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Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) is a fatal genetic disorder in children that causes progressive destruction of the central nervous system. For information about this fatal genetic disorder, check these sites.
 
Fact Sheets
 
 NINDS Tay-Sachs Disease Information Page (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
 Tay Sachs Disease (National Organization for Rare Disorders)
 Tay-Sachs Disease (Online Mendelian Inheritance In Man)
 
Websites
 
 Late-Onset Tay-Sachs Foundation
An excellent resource for information about this newly recognized and relatively rare form of Tay-Sachs, this website offers medical information from Massachusetts General Hospital
and back issues of the Foundation's newsletter.
 
 National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association[starred entry]
The Association's website includes fact sheets about Tay-Sachs Disease and numerous allied diseases (Late-Onset Tay-Sachs Disease, Sandhoff Disease, Fabry Disease, Gaucher Disease, Niemann-Pick Disease, Canavan Disease), as well as information about the organization, links, and suggested readings.
 
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