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