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Cri du chat syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cat cry syndrome
  • 5p minus syndrome
  • Chromosome 5p deletion syndrome
  • 5p- syndrome
  • Monosomy 5p
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  • What is the life expectancy for someone with cri du chat syndrome? Click here for answer

  • I am a school nurse and have a first grader with Cri du chat syndrome. Are skeletal anomalies common among people with this chromosomal defect? Click here for answer

  • How does cri du chat syndrome occur? How does genetic counseling work? Click here for answer

  • Is yelling and aggression a common behavioral characteristic of cri du chat syndrome? Click here for answer

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Other Names for this Disease
  • Cat cry syndrome
  • 5p minus syndrome
  • Chromosome 5p deletion syndrome
  • 5p- syndrome
  • Monosomy 5p
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.