How is ataxia-telangiectasia differentiated from acute sinusitis (sinus infection)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Ataxia-telangiectasia is an autosomal recessive disorder associated with recurrent sinusitis, pulmonary infections, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis, tracheomegaly, diminished lymphoid tissue, and cerebral and cerebellar atrophy.


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