DiGeorge Syndrome: a not so rare disease

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Angela BF Fomin; Antonio Carlos Pastorino; Chong Ae Kim; CA Pereira; Magda Carneiro-Sampaio; Cristina Miuki Abe-Jacob;

INTRODUCTION: The DiGeorge Syndrome was first described in 1968 as a primary immunodeficiency resulting from the abnormal development of the third and fourth pharyngeal pouches during embryonic life. It is characterized by hypocalcemia due to hypoparathyroidism, heart d... View more