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Digeorge syndrome facial features. If a person has digeorge syndrome (22q11. Find out why mayo clinic is the right place for your health care. See how mayo clinic research and clinical trials advance the science of medicine and improve patient care. Some signs and symptoms may be apparent at birth, but others may not appear until later in infancy or early childhood. 2 deletion syndrome covers terms once thought to be separate conditions, including digeorge syndrome, velocardiofacial syndrome and other disorders that have the same genetic cause, though features may vary slightly. A normal heart is shown on the left.
The lymphatic system includes your spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as your tonsils and adenoids. 2 deletion syndrome) can vary in type and severity, depending on what body systems are affected and how severe the defects are. Each person has two copies of chromosome 22, one inherited from each parent.