Digeorge syndrome (22q11.2 deletion syndrome) – causes, symptoms, & pathology

Digeorge syndrome (22q11.2 deletion syndrome) – causes, symptoms, & pathology

The name DiGeorge syndrome isn’t the most descriptive name, which is why it’s often also referred to as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which is actually pretty descriptive, and describes a condition in which a small portion of chromosome 22 is deleted, which causes a bunch of developmental abnormalities and complications. Alright so our chromosomes are composed…