The main clinical features are a high-pitched monochromatic cry, microcephaly, broad nasal bridge, epicanthal folds, micrognathia, abnormal dermatoglyphics, and severe psychomotor and mental retardation.
Malformations, although not very frequent, may be present: cardiac, neurological and renal abnormalities, preauricular tags, syndactyly, hypospadias, and cryptorchidism.
My Dad brought a house for me and so he is my landlord.
I have a ginger and white cat called Fanta who is afraid of strangers and my family but she loves my boyfriend of nine years.
Cri du Chat Syndrome, however, has a special place in my heart, which is why we have a whole page dedicated to it.
“5p-” is a term used by geneticists to describe a portion of chromosome number five that is missing in these individuals. Children born with this rare genetic defect will most likely require ongoing support from a team of parents, therapists, and medical and educational professionals to help the child achieve his or her maximum potential.
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Users should consult with a qualified healthcare provider for specific questions regarding therapies, diagnosis and/or health conditions, prior to making therapeutic decisions.
I don’t like crowds because I get sensory overdrive which means that my brain can’t keep up with my senses and that I get a headache because my brain is trying to get rid of all the excess sensory that I don’t need or even want. Having sensory overdrive is like the worse feeling ever and to combat it so if I am out walking I listen to my music because it takes out some of the sensory all around me and if I am at a restaurant I have my gameboy or my iphone or my kindle and I just play a game or just read.
In July of this year I have been living in my own house for 5 years independently away from my parents.