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KEY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
What is Ataxia Telangiectasia?
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KEY FACTS ABOUT ATAXIA TELANGIECTASIA (A-T)
A-T is a rare, degenerative
condition that affects many
different parts of the body
and generally appears in
early childhood 1,2
worsen, leading to full-time
wheelchair use – usually
before the early teens2
A-T occurs in approximately
1 in 300,000 live births.
However, A-T diagnosis can
be delayed or missed due to
its similarities with
other conditions 2,3
*There are other symptoms not listed here.
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1. van Os N, et al. Dev Med Child Neurol 2017;59:680–9; 2. Rothblum-Oviatt C, et al. Orphanet J Rare Dis 2016;11:159;
3. Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society. Ataxia-telangiectasia in children. Available at:
https://www.atsociety.org.uk/about-us/our-publications-and-films/clinical-guidance-document (Accessed December 2019);
4. HEALTHLINE. Telangiectasia (Spider Veins). Available at:
https://www.healthline.com/health/telangiectasia (Accessed December 2019)