Tagged: autosomal recessive

Tay-Sach’s Disease

Tay-Sach’s Disease

Tay-Sach’s Disease Definition Tay-Sach’s disease (TSD), also known as Hexosaminidase A Deficiency or GM2 gangliosidosis, is a rare inherited metabolic disorder. In this disorder the affected person’s body is unable...

Sickle Cell Anemia – Case Study

Sickle Cell Anemia – Case Study

Definition Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disorder on the beta chain of the hemoglobin resulting to abnormally shaped red blood cells. RBC’s assume a crescent or C-shape that decreases...