Re: Tay-Sachs- name used on 19th century European death records? #general #records


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I found a South African death certificate diagnosis of Amaurotic Familial Idiocy which Merriam-Webster defines as “any of several recessive genetic conditions characterized by the accumulation of lipid-containing cells in the viscera and nervous system, intellectual disability, and impaired vision or blindness
especially TAY-SACHS DISEASE"
Jerry Jacobson

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