DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Friedreich ataxia

Friedreich ataxia [DOID:12705]

A respiratory failure that is characterized by deficiency of the surfactant coating the inner surface of the lungs, by failure of the lungs to expand and contract properly during breathing with resulting collapse, and by the accumulation of a protein-containing film lining the alveoli and their ducts.

Synonyms:  Friedreich ataxia,  DOID:12705,  Friedreich ataxia 1,  Friedreich's ataxia,  Friedreich's tabes ...

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2