Digeorge syndrome

What is Digeorge syndrome?

A condition arising from developmental failure of the third and fourth pharyngeal pouches, resulting in the absence or underdevelopment of the thymus and parathyroid gland, associated with abnormalities of the outflow tract of the heart, distinctive facies, hypoparathyroidism, hypocalcemia with tetany, and deficiency in T-cell immunity; this is a contiguous gene deletion s. involving chromosome 22q11 with the loss of TBX1 gene; autosomal dominant inheritance.

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hi my baby has reflux and a milk intolerance is on medication but still it persists and today she vomited and it was purple can you tell me why...

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There are various problems seen in Digeorge Syndrome like congenital heart diseases, frequent infections, developmental delay, learning problems,...

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My daughter has DIGeorge Syndrome and just her baby at 5 months, she informed her obgyn specialist of her heart condition but did not tell them...

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Thanks for writing to us.
The miscarriage that your daughter had is not likely to be due to De George's syndrome that she is having. Exact...

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I just trying to find an specialist of neurology in dallas texas my daughter is 15th and she starting having seizures she have digeorge syndrome...

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Hi.Thanks for writing on HCM.
Few reports Digeorge syndrome(0.25% patients) is seen in patients on Levitracetam.Hope this answers your query.

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