NY Times: Challenge Describes Late Onset Tay-Sachs

On May 7, 2015 the New York Times Well blog, Think Like a Doctor, presents the symptoms reported by twin sisters, Katie and Allie Buryk. Readers are asked to figure out the diagnosis and comment. The patient history, neurological notes and blood test results are offered as clues. Read the blog entry here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/07/think-like-a-doctor-taking-a-stand/?ref=health&_r=0

Almost 300 responses were made. The New York Times posted on May 8 the diagnosis being Late Onset Tay Sachs and describes how the diagnosis was made. Less than a handful of the reader's comments mentioned Late Onset Tay Sachs. Read the blog diagnosis entry here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com//2015/05/08/think-like-a-doctor-taking-a-stand-solved/