Quiz: Ataxia-Telangiectasia
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Ataxia-telangiectasia is an inherited disorder that causes poor coordination, dilated capillaries, and deficiencies of the immune system. In addition to immune system issues, this condition typically causes abnormalities in the brain. Which of the following is the part of the brain often affected by ataxia-telangiectasia?

  • A.

    Brain stem, which is involved in basic body functions such as breathing and heart rate

  • B.

    Cerebellum, which is involved in movement

  • C.

    Frontal lobes, which are involved in thinking and decision making

  • D.

    Temporal lobes, which are involved in memory

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