cri du chat syndrome

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cri du chat syndrome

[‚krē dü ′shä ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
An inherited condition characterized by mental subnormality, physical abnormalities, and the emitting of a flat, toneless, catlike cry in infancy.
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The money will go towards supporting Cri Du Chat sufferers and their families by providing them with the financial means to go on holiday with the medical support they need.
Reciprocal translocation through three generations:case report of cri du chat syndrome.
Clinical heterogeneity in 80 home reared children with Cri du chat syndrome.
The results of this investigation demonstrated the efficacy of parent-delivered instruction in teaching two skills to a young child with Cri du Chat syndrome.
This program extends the literature by demonstrating that parents can serve as effective therapists to teach appropriate eating and ball rolling skills to their child with Cri du Chat syndrome by using procedures and techniques outlined in The ME book with minimal outside professional involvement (i.
Children with Cri du Chat have material missing from the P arm.
Claire Jones with her daughter Hallie, who has Cri du Chat syndrome, also known as cat's cry syndromeMATTHEW HORWOOD
Cri du Chat Syndrome sufferer Rebecca Stokes (centre) with her mother Angela, sister Charlotte and brother Sam
Ben's four-year-old daughter Hallie Mae was referred to Ty Hafan two years ago as she suffers from a rare genetic condition called Cri Du Chat.
If Jo does get pregnant, she will undergo testing to see if her unborn child has cri du chat syndrome.
Jo, 32, has watched her 30-year-old sister Frances fight the devastating curse of Cri Du Chat Syndrome.
Jo also has a younger sister, Frances, who has Cri du Chat, a rare genetic disorder that can result in mental impairment.