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Deletion 22q11: A rare chromosomal disorder where a small piece of genetic material is missing from chromosome 22 at the q11 location. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Deletion 22q11 is available below.
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Prognosis for Deletion 22q11: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.
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