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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Ataxia Telangiectasia

Ataxia Telangiectasia [ATM]: Autosomal recessive disorder characterized by cerebellar ataxia, telangiectases, immune defects, and a predisposition to malignancy. Patients present in early childhood with progressive cerebellar ataxia and later develop conjunctival telangiectases, other progressive neurologic degeneration, sinopulmonary infection, and malignancies.

Sephardic-Mizrahi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 69

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