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Deletion 22q11

Deletion 22q11: Introduction

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.

Symptoms of Deletion 22q11

Treatments for Deletion 22q11

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, facial abnormalities
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Deletion 22q11?

Causes of Deletion 22q11

Read more about causes of Deletion 22q11.

Less Common Symptoms of Deletion 22q11

Deletion 22q11: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Deletion 22q11

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 heart attack, or 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 heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition 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 test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure more »

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

Deletion 22q11: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Deletion 22q11

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Deletion 22q11:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Deletion 22q11, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Deletion 22q11: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Deletion 22q11: Animations

Prognosis for Deletion 22q11

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.

Deletion 22q11: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Deletion 22q11

  1. Deletion 22q11: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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