Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge and velocardiofacial syndromes).

Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome occurs in approximately 1 of 3000 children. Clinicians have defined the phenotypic features associated with the syndrome and the past 5 years have seen significant progress in determining the frequency of the deletion in specific populations. As a result, caregivers now have a better appreciation of which patients are at… CONTINUE READING