Catch-22 syndrome

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Catch-22 syndrome

An uncommon synonym for 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which affects 1 in 4,000 and is characterised by cleft palate, congenital heart defects, learning disabilities, and nearly 200 possible other clinical findings, including head and neck deformities.

Diagnosis
FISH
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Carlson et al., "Molecular definition of the 22q11 deletions in velo-cardio-facial syndrome," The American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
Late-onset psychosis in the velo-cardio-facial syndrome. Am J Med Genet.
Cutler-Landsman, an educational consultant who plans special education programs on behalf of children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome who also has a child with the condition, helps teachers, parents, physicians, and therapists learn how to educate children with the syndrome.
The behavioral phenotype in velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFSI: From infancy to adolescence.
Bipolar spectrum disorders in patients diagnosed with velo-cardio-facial syndrome: Does a hemizygous deletion of chromosome 22q11 result in bipolar affective disorder?
Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation Inc., 15th Annual Scientific Meeting.
After a long journey with doctors, the younger Bradlee was finally diagnosed as teenager with velo-cardio-facial syndrome, a genetic condition.
Adenoid hypoplasia in the velo-cardio-facial syndrome. J Craniofac Genet Dev Biol 1987;7:23-6.
An example of the work done by the foundation: Tyler was born with a congenital heart disease called Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. When Tyler was born, the doctors said he would not live.
To their surprise, researchers have found that a severe form of manic depression, usually beginning by late childhood, afflicts many people suffering from a genetic disorder known as velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS).
Audrey, whose child has velo-cardio-facial syndrome, also appreciated the support of her genetics specialist: "Just getting the blood test would have been scary if my pediatrician had given me the results.