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Default some more differences

Tac sachs has no hepatospleenomagaly,
lysosome with onion skin , mostly in jews of eastern europeon descent

NiemnnPick has hepatospleenomagaly,
zebra body inclusion and cytoplasmic vacolization (foam cells) present
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