Presentation on theme: "Cri Du Chat 1 50,000 YOU could be the in Created By, Gabby Iannacone"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cri Du Chat 1 50,000 YOU could be the in Created By, Gabby Iannacone One of the rarest genetic diseases…Cri Du ChatYOUcould be the1in50,000Created By, Gabby Iannacone
2 What is Cri Du Chat?Cri Du Chat is a rare genetic disease that occurs in the birth of infants. Affects of Cri Du Chat are:Feeding Problems (because of difficulty swallowing)Light weight at birthSpeech DelaysBehavioral ProblemsUncommon Facial Traits
3 What You Should KnowCri Du Chat only affects 1 in 37,000-50,000 birthsCri Du Chat is more common in boys than girls (2 to 1 ratio)Cri Du Chat can also cause mental issues throughout the child’s lifeYou can tell if a child has Cri Du Chat if their cry at birth is high-pitched and sounds like a kittenMost likely the father carries the defect more than the mother
4 The Cry of Cri Du Chat Please Watch These Videos On Cri Du Chat Please Watch These Videos On Cri Du Chat
5 Is There A Cure?For many years researches have been searching for a way to prevent Cri Du Chat. Sadly, they’ve not come up with a cure and probably never will. You see, Cri Du Chat is caused by a deletion (missing information) on chromosome 5 which is generally a genetic accident. Therefore, it may be impossible to create a cure.(In shorter terms, it is just caused by a missing chromosome)
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