cri-du-chat syndrome

(redirected from cat's cry syndrome)

cri-·du-·chat syn·drome

, cri du chat syndromecat-cry syndrome
a disorder due to deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5, characterized by microcephaly, hypertelorism, antimongoloid palpebral fissures, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic high-pitched catlike whine.
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cri-du-chat syndrome

(crē-do͞o-shä′)
n.
A congenital chromosomal disorder marked by microcephaly, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, psychomotor and intellectual disability, and a characteristic high-pitched cry.
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An embryopathy which is more common in females, caused by a loss of the short arm of chromosome 5, occasionally due to a ring chromosome
Prognosis Lifespan relatively normal
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cri-du-chat syndrome

Lejeune syndrome Pediatrics An embryopathy more common in ♀, due to loss of short arm of chromosome 5, occasionally due to a ring chromosome Clinical High-pitched feline mewing which often diminishes with age, low birth weight, mental and physical retardation, hypertelorism, hypotonia, microcephaly, micrognathia, epicanthal folds, a moon-like facies, low-set ears, congenital heart defects, short metacarpals and metatarsals, pes planus, and partial syndactyly Prognosis Lifespan relatively normal
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cri-du-chat syn·drome

(krē-dū-shah' sin'drōm)
A disorder due to deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5, characterized by microcephaly, hypertelorism, antimongoloid palpebral fissures, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic high-pitched catlike whine.
[Fr. cat's cry]
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Lejeune,

Jerôme J.L.M., French cytogeneticist, 1926–.
Lejeune syndrome - a disorder characterized by microcephaly, antimongoloid palpebral fissures, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic high-pitched catlike whine. Synonym(s): cri-du-chat syndrome
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cri-du-chat syn·drome

(krē-dū-shah' sin'drōm)
Disorder characterized by microcephaly, hypertelorism, antimongoloid palpebral fissures, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, strabismus, mental and physical retardation, and a characteristic high-pitched catlike whine.
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Im, Effect of Argumentative and Alternative Communication Intervention on Initial Communicative Ability of Children with Nonverbal Cat's Cry Syndrome, Daegu University, Daegu, Republic of Korea, 2013.
She took up the challenge because her fiveyear-old daughter Hallie Mae suffers from a rare genetic condition called cat's cry syndrome and was referred to Sullybased Ty Hafan in 2013.
Cri du Chat syndrome, also known as cat's cry syndrome, is caused by part of a missing chromosome and affects around one in 50,000 births.