Ataxia-telangiectasia

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. Chromosomal breakage is a feature. Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-...
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ataxia-telangiectasia

<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 malignancies, excessive sensitivity to ionising radiation, i...
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ataxia-telangiectasia

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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ataxia-telangiectasia

(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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ataxia-telangiectasia

Type: Term See: ataxia telangiectasia
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ataxia-telangiectasia

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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