DiGeorge Sequence

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About 10 percent of patients with Velocardiofacial syndrome (also known as 22q11 deletion syndrome or VCFS) have a condition known as DiGeorge sequence. These children are born without the thymus and parathyroid glands, placing them at increased risk of infections, low blood calcium, and delayed development.

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