TITLE

Ataxia Telangiectasia

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Cancer;2001, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "ataxia telangiectasia," which is an autosomal recessive human disorder is presented. It is a multisystem disease characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia, oculocutaneous telagiectasia and immunodeficiency with defects in both cellular and humoral immunity. This disease's major debilitating features are the progressive neurological abnormalities and immunodeficiency.
ACCESSION #
23677567

 

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