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CATCH 22: Introduction

CATCH 22: A term used to describe a group of disorders resulting from a deletion on chromosome 22q11 and involving heart and face abnormalities, T cell deficit due to an underdeveloped thymus, cleft palate, low blood calcium due to hypothyroidism. This term tends to include disorders such as Shprintzen syndrome, velocardiofacial syndrome, DiGeorge syndrome and Takao syndrome. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of CATCH 22 is available below.

Symptoms of CATCH 22

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to CATCH 22:

Wrongly Diagnosed with CATCH 22?

Causes of CATCH 22

Read more about causes of CATCH 22.

CATCH 22: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and CATCH 22

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely more »

CATCH 22: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: CATCH 22

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to CATCH 22:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to CATCH 22, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

CATCH 22: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for CATCH 22

Medical research articles related to CATCH 22 include:

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CATCH 22: Animations

Research about CATCH 22

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Statistics for CATCH 22

CATCH 22: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of CATCH 22:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list CATCH 22 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related CATCH 22 Info

More information about CATCH 22

  1. CATCH 22: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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