How is ataxia-telangiectasia characterized?

Updated: Jul 28, 2020
  • Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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The syndrome of ataxia-telangiectasia is characterized by pathological changes in various systems of the body. Clinically, the central nervous system, eye, skin, upper and lower respiratory tracts, immune system, and viscera are involved.


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