Sandhoff's disease


Sand·​hoff's disease ˈsand-ˌhȯfs- How to pronounce Sandhoff's disease (audio)
variants or Sandhoff disease
: a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism that is closely related to or a variant of Tay-Sachs disease, typically affects individuals of non-Jewish ancestry, and is characterized by great reduction in or absence of both hexosaminidase A and hexosaminidase B

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“Sandhoff's disease.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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