Regression of Her Ability to Walk

  • Alireza Shafiei


About 10–20% of patients with ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) will develop malignancy and about 85% are lymphoreticular malignancies

The most common abnormal lab test in patients with A-T is high levels of serum alpha-fetoprotein

Decreased IgA level is the most abnormal immunologic finding


Ataxia-telangiectasia IgA Alpha-fetoprotein 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alireza Shafiei
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  1. 1.Department of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyBahrami Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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