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22q13 Deletion Syndrome - MedlinePlus Genetics

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Last Updated: 10 June 2022

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22q13.3 deletion syndrome

Phelan-McDermid syndrome, also known as Phelan-McDermid syndrome, is a disorder triggered by the loss of a tiny piece of chromosome 22. The characteristics of 22q13. 3 deletion syndrome are numerous and include several areas of the body. Poor eye contact, sensitivity to touch, and aggressive habits all contribute to poor communication and social interaction in autism and social interaction, as well as poor eye contact, sensitivity to touch, and aggressive habits. They may also chew on non-food items, such as clothing. Individuals with the 22q13. 3 deletion syndrome have a reduced sensitivity to pain. Some people with this illness have episodes of frequent vomiting and nausea, as well as backflow of stomach acids into the esophagus. People with 22q13. 3 deletion syndrome have common facial features, including a long, narrow head; prominent ears; a prominent chin; droopy eyelids; and deep-set eyes.

Source link: https://medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/22q133-deletion-syndrome

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