22q11.2 deletion syndrome
22q11.2 deletion syndrome, also known as DiGeorge syndrome, is a constellation of findings due to a deletion in 22q11.2.
Several other terms are used to refer to this syndrome, including CATCH 22 syndrome. Catch-22 is considered inappropriate by some, as it is derived from the novel with the same name and means a no win situation.
- Cardiac abnormality, especially tetralogy of Fallot.
- Abnormal facies.
- Thymic aplasia
- Cleft palate
- Hypoparathyroidism (hypocalcemia).
- Chromosome 22.
- Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 188400
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