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DiGeorge Syndrome can be called many things. The list below includes some of the nicknames for this disease:

  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
  • CATCH22 (stands for...
Cardiac abnormality
Abnormal facies
Thymic aplasia
Cleft palate
Hypocalcaemia
(The 22 in this name tells everyone that this deletion/abnormality occurs on the twenty-second chromosome)
  • Autosomal Dominant Opitz G/BBB syndrome
  • Cayler Cardio Facial Syndrome
  • VCFS
  • Velocardio facial Syndrome
  • Shprintzen Syndrome
  • Conotruncal Anomaly Face Syndrome (CAFS)
  • Sedlackova Syndrome