22q, more specifically known as 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
22q is a genetic syndrome. It is the result of a submicroscopic deletion on the long arm of Chromosome 22 in the “q11” region - deletion 22q11.
It is estimated that it affects roughly 1 in 1000 live births, making it almost as common as Down Syndrome.
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How Much Do You Know About 22q?
22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome has over 180 anomalies associated with it and many medical professionals don't know enough to make a diagnosis.
What is it like to live with 22q?
Every experience is unique...