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The prevalence and incidence of vcfs
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Vcfs is also called the 22q11. However, many individuals with vcfs do not present with obvious anomalies at birth. Moreover, many of the findings in vcfs are very common among other multiple anomaly syndromes thereby creating overlap of phenotypes with syndromes as etiologically diverse as fetal alcohol syndrome, down syndrome, and noonan syndrome.