There is no cure, but treatments (including speech therapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy) can help the child to reach their full potential. The symptoms in a newborn baby can include: No one knows what causes the deletion of certain genes on chromosome 5.
In most cases, the abnormality happens spontaneously, with no family history.
Cri du chat syndrome is a rare genetic disorder caused by a missing section on a particular chromosome known as Chromosome 5.
Sometimes, material from another chromosome is missing as well.
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