DiGeorge syndrome, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, is commonly associated with medical problems including heart defects, immune system dysfunctions, low calcium levels, endocrine abnormalities, a cleft palate, and delayed behavioral and emotional development. The number, combination, and severity of symptoms vary greatly and are often treated by specialists in a variety of fields. DiGeorge syndrome is caused by a small missing piece in chromosome 22.
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