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Detection of DiGeorge syndrome (microdeletion 22q11.2)

The DiGeorge syndrome is the second most common cause of a delay in fetal development and of severe congenital heart defects [1, 2]. The postnatal prevalence is about 1: 4000 to 1: 6000 [2]. Recent data show that the prenatal prevalence can reach up to 1: 1000 [3]. The DiGeorge syndrome is caused by a […]