Bijan and Zach: Twins with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, or DiGeorge syndrome, and Autism

Apr 26, 2017 | Autism Spectrum Disorder, Chromosome Abnormality, DiGeorge syndrome-22q11.2 deletion

Bijan was pregnant when she was told one of her twins had some abnormalities. They declined an Amniocentesis, and decided to keep the pregnancy. Once born, they found their son Jackson had 22q11.2 deletion syndrome- DiGeorge syndrome.

Their sons are now 3 years old. Jackson’s twin, Walker, was recently diagnosed with Autism.

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