Oral Science International
Online ISSN : 1881-4204
Print ISSN : 1348-8643
CASE REPORTS
A Case of Cat Cry Syndrome Associated with Cleft Lip
Koji KashimaKaori IgawaRie YokotaIzumi YoshiokaSumio Sakoda
Author information
JOURNALS FREE ACCESS

2010 Volume 7 Issue 2 Pages 72-75

Details
Abstract

Cat cry syndrome (cri-du-chat syndrome) is an extremely rare condition characterized by a high shrill cry during infancy, resulting from either the deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5 or unbalanced translocation inherited from a parent. We report the case of a 1-year-old girl with cat cry syndrome associated with cleft lip. The patient showed a ventricular septal defect, cleft lip, growth and mental retardation, micrognathia, ptosis of the eyelids, hypertelorism, epicanthal folds, and a preauricular tag on the right side. A chromosomal study revealed the terminal deletion of chromosome 5 (46, XX, del(p14.2)ish del(5)). Repair of the cleft lip was carried out concurrently with resection of the preauricular tag, and the patient's postoperative course was uneventful.

Information related to the author

This article cannot obtain the latest cited-by information.

© 2010 Japanese Stomatological Society
Previous article Next article
feedback
Top