2 Cri du chat Our genetic disorder is cri du chat. takes place in the chromosomesfits into the chromosome abnormality categorygenetic disordertakes place when chromosome 5 is missing
3 Symptoms of cri du chat Cat like cry Low weight and growth not able to learn as well as othersEyes are far apart1 line on palm of handears are shaped abnormallyFingers or toes are fused
4 How cri du chat is inherited? It is not inheritedhappens when chromosome 5 is deleted shows up in the early fetal stagedevelops along with the egg/spermmore common in female ladiesMost cases are not inherited
5 Treatments options for cri du chat no specific treatmentParents should have counselingTest to determine if one parent has a change in chromosome 5There is no prevention
6 Fun Facts French for the cry of the cat less noticeable as the baby gets oldermost common syndrome cause by a chromosomal deletion
7 PedigreeIt is inherited in rare casesMost cases are not inherited
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