Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS)

Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational Foundation What is Velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS)? Velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS) is a genetic condition that is related to DiGeorge syndrome and involves a similar chromosome abnormality as DiGeorge syndrome. Velo-cardio-facial syndrome is a genetic disorder with varying conditions present in each individual with the syndrome. However, conditions that are common to the syndrome…

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

Reviewed: January 2009 Published: March 19, 2012 by http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine® What is Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome? Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is a condition that affects many parts of the body. The major features of this disorder include a characteristic facial appearance, delayed growth and development, intellectual disability, and seizures. Almost everyone…