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Title: Unusual and severe disease course in a child with ataxia-telangiectasia
Authors: Meyts, Isabelle ×
Weemaes, Corry
Peeters, C
Proesmans, Marijke
Renard, Marleen
Uyttebroeck, Anne
De Boeck, Kris #
Issue Date: Aug-2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Series Title: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology vol:14 issue:4 pages:330-3
Abstract: Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT) is an autosomal recessive syndrome of combined immunodeficiency. Hallmarks of the disease comprise progressive cerebellar ataxia, oculocutaneous telangiectasia, cancer susceptibility and variable humoral and cellular immunodeficiency. We describe a patient with AT presenting with autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, neutropenia, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy and hyper-IgM at the age of 6 months. At the age of 26 months she developed persistent fever, progressive lymphadenopathy and pulmonary nodular infiltrates, which were responsive to steroid therapy.
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ISSN: 0905-6157
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Pediatric Pulmonology Section (-)
Laboratory of Pediatric Immunology
Organ Systems (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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