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Bohring-Opitz Syndrome: April 2017

The first organization that we would like to raise awareness about is the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome.  A percentage of ALL proceeds from the month of April will go directly to the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation.  The Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, Inc.- a 501c3 non-profit organization- is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by BOS through the establishment of a medical advisory board, awareness initiatives, and parent/patient advocacy.  What is BOS?   Bohring-Opitz Syndrome is an extremely rare genetic syndrome. There are fewer than 80 cases in the world. This syndrome is diagnosed by genetic testing and is a mutation in the ASXL1 gene. The leading cause of death is respiratory infections. Children with BOS can have feeding difficulties, recurring respiratory infections, sleep...

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