Digeorge Syndrome

About- DiGeorge syndrome, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, is a syndrome caused by the deletion of a small segment of chromosome 22 results in the poor development of several body systems
 
Symptoms-
 Anxiety disorders
 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 
 Autism
 Behavior problems
 Breathing problems
 Chest infections
 Cleft palate
 Congenital heart disease
 Curved spine (scoliosis) 
 Cyanosis
 Delayed development and growth
 Delayed speech development
 Difficulty feeding
 Ear infections
 Failure to gain weight
 Frequent infections
 Gastrointestinal problems
 Heart murmur
 Learning disabilities
 Low-set ears
 Oral thrush
 Poor muscle tone
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Schizophrenia 
 Underactive parathyroid gland (hypoparathyroidism)
 Underdeveloped chin
 Wide-set eyes
 
Causes-

DiGeorge syndrome is caused by a problem called 22q11 deletion
 
Specialists to visit
 Cardiac Surgeon

 Otolaryngologist
 Paediatrician
 Medical Geneticist
 Cardiologist
 Endocrinologist
 Immunologist
 Psychiatrist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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