Communication disorders in the 22Q11.2 microdeletion syndrome.

  title={Communication disorders in the 22Q11.2 microdeletion syndrome.},
  author={Cynthia B. Solot and Carol Knightly and Stephen D. Handler and Marsha Gerdes and Donna M McDonald-McGinn and Edward M. Moss and Paul P. Wang and M Cohen and Peter Randall and Don Larossa and Deborah Anne Driscoll},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={187-203; quiz 203-4}
The 22q11.2 microdeletion syndrome is a genetic disorder that is being recognized with increasing frequency. Confirmation of the diagnosis can be made using fluorescence in situ hybridization. Many medical and developmental problems are present in children with this syndrome. Communication disorders are among the most common features of this syndrome and include articulation, language, resonance, and voice problems. The purpose of this paper is to provide a description of the communicative and… CONTINUE READING


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