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What is the treatment for ataxia telangiectasia?

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In brief: Symptomatic

Ataxia telangiectasia is a genetic condition with no cure.
As such, therapy is directed at treating consequences of this disease. For example, it is best to avoid excess radiation (excess x-rays, ct scans) be wary of any signs of infection (due to immune compromise) and be vigilant about signs of malignancy (weight loss, night sweats, etc.). Physical therapy is also recommended for ataxia.

In brief: Symptomatic

Ataxia telangiectasia is a genetic condition with no cure.
As such, therapy is directed at treating consequences of this disease. For example, it is best to avoid excess radiation (excess x-rays, ct scans) be wary of any signs of infection (due to immune compromise) and be vigilant about signs of malignancy (weight loss, night sweats, etc.). Physical therapy is also recommended for ataxia.
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