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22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Other Names for this Disorder

  • Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

  • Velocardiofacial syndrome

  • VCFS

  • DiGeorge syndrome

  • Shprintzen syndrome

  • Sedlackova syndrome

  • CATCH22

  • Autosomal dominant Opitz G/BBB syndrome

  • Conotruncal anomaly face syndrome

  • Cayler cardiofacial syndrome 

Similar and Co-Occurring Disorders

  • chromosome 22q11.2 duplication syndrome

  • digeorge syndrome

  • chromosome 6pter-p24 deletion syndrome


  • Cleft Palate

  • Heart defects

  • Recurrent infections

  • Unique facial characteristics

  • Feeding problems

  • Kidney abnormalities

  • Hypoparathyroidism

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Scoliosis

  • Hearing Loss

  • Developmental delay

  • Learning disability

  • Autoimmune disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Low levels of calcium

  • Issues with development of larynx, trachea and Esohagus

  • Growth hormone deficiency

  • Seizures

  • Skeletal abnormalities

  • Eye abnormalities

  • Central nervous system abnormalities

Linked Genes

Deletion of a small part of chromosome 22

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