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Cri-du-chat syndrome

Introduction: Cri-du-chat syndrome

Description of Cri-du-chat syndrome

Cri-du-chat syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder where a small portion of the short arm (p) of...more »

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Cri-du-chat syndrome: infantile syndrome characterized by a cat-like cry, failure to thrive, microcephaly, mental retardation, spastic quadriparesis, micro- and retrognathia, glossoptosis, bilateral epicanthus, hypertelorism, and tiny external genitalia; caused by a deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5.
Source: CRISP

Cri-du-chat syndrome: An infantile syndrome characterized by a cat-like cry, failure to thrive, microcephaly, MENTAL RETARDATION, spastic quadriparesis, micro- and retrognathia, glossoptosis, bilateral epicanthus, hypertelorism, and tiny external genitalia. It is caused by a deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5 (5p-).
Source: MeSH 2007

Cri-du-chat syndrome: Related Topics

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Cri-du-chat syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cri-du-chat syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cri-du-chat syndrome, or a subtype of Cri-du-chat syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cri-du-chat syndrome as a "rare disease".

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Cri-du-chat syndrome as a Disease

Cri-du-chat syndrome (medical condition): See Cri-du-chat syndrome (disease information).
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Cri-du-chat syndrome: Related Diseases

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Cri-du-chat syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Cri-du-chat syndrome

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The term Cri-du-chat syndrome can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Cri-du-chat syndrome

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