Louis Bar syndrome; a hereditary autosomal recessive disease in humans characterized by a high frequency of spontaneous chromosomal aberrations, neurological deterioration and susceptibility to various cancers. Ataxia: imbalance of muscle control; telangectasia: dilated capillary vessels. In part an...
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Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T) (also referred to as Louis–Bar syndrome) is a rare, neurodegenerative, inherited disease causing severe disability. Ataxia refers to poor coordination and telangiectasia to small dilated blood vessels, both of which are hallmarks of the disease. A-T affects many parts ...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. an autosomal recessive multisystem disorder consisting of ataxia, ocular apraxia, hypotonia, proprioceptive sensory loss, areflexia, and choreoathetosis; onset typically in early childhood; systemic features include increased susceptibility to malignancies, conjunctival an...
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Ataxia-telangiectasia: A progressive neurodegenerative genetic disease characterized by cerebellar ataxia (incoordination and lack of balance), ocular telangiectasia ('red eyes' due to widening of small blood vessels in the conjunctiva), immune defects, and a predisposition to malignancy. Chromosoma...
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<neurology, oncology> An intriguing autosomal recessive disorder in which a single defective gene produces myriad and protean effects, presents with cerebellar ataxia, telangiectasias in the eyes and skin, immune deficiency and autoimmune phenomena, propensity for lymphoid and other malignanci...
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a severe, autosomal recessive, progressive ataxia, associated with telangiectasias (dilation of small blood vessels) in the skin and eyes; immunodeficiency with frequent infections of the respiratory tract from sinuses to lungs; and abnormal eye movements. Called also Louis-Bar syndrome.
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(from the article `nervous system disease`) Ataxia-telangiectasia (Louis-Bar syndrome) results in cerebellar incoordination and choreic movements, overgrowth of blood vessels on the conjunctiva ...
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Type: Term See: ataxia telangiectasia
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A rare, inherited, progressive, degenerative disease of childhood that causes loss of muscle control, a weakened immune system, and an increased risk of cancer.
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