What is the role of ataxia-telangiectasia syndrome in the development of pediatric breast disorders?

Updated: May 03, 2021
  • Author: Harsh Grewal, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Robert K Minkes, MD, PhD  more...
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Ataxia-telangiectasia syndrome" href="/node/7092" target="_self" title="" topic_section="">Ataxia-telangiectasia syndrome is characterized by multiple telangiectasias, immune dysfunction, sensitivity to ionizing radiation due to chromosomal fragility, and progressive neuromuscular deterioration. Heterozygotic individuals have a fivefold greater risk of developing breast cancer.

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