pharyngeal pouch syndrome

pharyngeal pouch syndrome
DiGeorge s.

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  • DGS (DiGeorge syndrome) — This congenital disorder is characterized by the convergence of the following three features: {{}}Low blood calcium levels: The low levels of calcium, also known as hypocalcemia, are due to underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of the parathyroid glands… …   Medical dictionary

  • DiGeorge syndrome (DGS) — This congenital disorder is characterized by the convergence of the following three features: {{}}Low blood calcium levels: The low levels of calcium, also known as hypocalcemia, are due to underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of the parathyroid glands… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hypoplasia of the thymus and parathyroids — Also known as the DiGeorge syndrome (DGS), this disorder is characterized by (1) low blood calcium levels (hypocalcemia) due to underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of the parathyroid glands needed to control calcium; (2) underdevelopment (hypoplasia)… …   Medical dictionary

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