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BY Hociel and John Paul.  Our genetic disorder is cri du chat.  takes place in the chromosomes  fits into the chromosome abnormality category  genetic.

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1 BY Hociel and John Paul

2  Our genetic disorder is cri du chat.  takes place in the chromosomes  fits into the chromosome abnormality category  genetic disorder  takes place when chromosome 5 is missing

3  Cat like cry  Low weight and growth  not able to learn as well as others  Eyes are far apart  1 line on palm of hand  ears are shaped abnormally  Fingers or toes are fused

4  It is not inherited  happens when chromosome 5 is deleted shows up in the early fetal stage  develops along with the egg/sperm  more common in female ladies  Most cases are not inherited

5  no specific treatment  Parents should have counseling  Test to determine if one parent has a change in chromosome 5  There is no prevention

6  French for the cry of the cat  less noticeable as the baby gets older  most common syndrome cause by a chromosomal deletion

7  It is inherited in rare cases  Most cases are not inherited

8  Cri Du Chat


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