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Cri-du-Chat Syndrome (5p- Syndrome) Summary

Description: An infantile syndrome characterized by a cat-like cry, failure to thrive, microcephaly, MENTAL RETARDATION, spastic quadriparesis, micro- and retrognathia, glossoptosis, bilateral epicanthus, hypertelorism, and tiny external genitalia. It is caused by a deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5 (5p-).

Also Known As: 5p- Syndrome; Syndromes, Cri-du-Chat; 5p Deletion Syndrome; Chromosome 5 Short Arm Deletion Syndrome; Chromosome 5p Deletion Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 68 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Trypsin : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. chenodeoxycholate sulfate conjugate (CDCS) : 2 studies in 26 results : IBA
  3. Wolf syndrome : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 5 results : IBA
  5. delta catenin : 4 results : IBA
  6. Cat cry syndrome : 3 results : IBA
  7. Presenilin-1 : 2 results : IBA
  8. Telomerase (Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 2 results : IBA
  10. trisomy 8p Chromosome 8 : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

  1. De Lange Syndrome (Cornelia De Lange Syndrome)
  2. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
  3. Trisomy (Trisomies)
  4. Cri-du-Chat Syndrome (5p- Syndrome)
  5. Microcephaly
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Key Therapies for Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

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  1. Dental Care : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Oral Pathology : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Ligation : 2 results
  4. Anesthesia : 2 results
  5. Thoracotomy : 1 result
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