medical Definition of ataxia-telangiectasia
- Many children with ataxia-telangiectasia die from respiratory failure or cancer by their teens or early 20s.
- —Bill Minutaglio, The Dallas Morning News, 22 Dec. 1994
- Defects in such a multifunctional protein might explain many of the clinical manifestations seen in patients with ataxia–telangiectasia.
- —Michael Kastan, The New England Journal of Medicine, 7 Sept. 1995
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