Presentation on theme: "Cri Du Chat Syndrome results from the loss or deletion of a significant portion of the genetic material from the short arm of one of the pair of number."— Presentation transcript:
Cri Du Chat Syndrome results from the loss or deletion of a significant portion of the genetic material from the short arm of one of the pair of number five chromosomes.
How to treat Cri Du Chat Gene Therapy is away to help and treat Cri Du chat scientist and researchers are still trying to find a way to fix Cri Du Chat. Other Ways to treat Cri Du Chat… Physiotherapy Speech Therapy Occupational Therapy Behavioral management
How to tell if you have Cri Du Chat and symptoms… * Wide-set eyes * Mental retardation * Small jaw or, 'micrognathia' * Downward slant to the eyes * Small head or, 'microcephaly' * Skin tags just in front of the ear * Low birth weight and slow growth * Low-set or abnormally shaped ears * Partial webbing or fusing of fingers or toes * Cry that is high-pitched and sounds like a cat * Slow or incomplete development of motor skills * Single line in the palm of the hand or, ‘simian crease’
Five Facts about Cri Du Chat Cri Du Chat was discovered in 1963 Cri-du-chat is one of the most common syndromes caused by a chromosomal deletion. Between 1 in 20,000 and 1 in 50,000 babies. When Cri Du Chat was discover they also discovered that it cause down syndrome. In 80 percent of the cases, the chromosome carrying the deletion comes from the father but not from the mother
Effects on life Cri Du Chat effects a person life a lot because they look different from other people and they do things different from what a normal person would do it.
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Cures and tests to show if your child has it There are no none cures for this decease There are test to show Cri Du chat but a doctor can see because of the symptoms of Cri Du Chat