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Cri-du-Chat Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cri-du-Chat Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.360.180
C16.131.077.262
C16.131.260.190
C16.320.180.190
Unique ID
D003410
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003410
Scope Note
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-).
Entry Term(s)
5p Deletion Syndrome
5p Minus Syndrome
5p- Syndrome
Cat Cry Syndrome
Chromosome 5 Short Arm Deletion Syndrome
Chromosome 5p Deletion Syndrome
Chromosome 5p- Syndrome
Crying Cat Syndrome
Deletion of Short Arm of Chromosome 5 Syndrome
See Also
Intellectual Disability
Public MeSH Note
1977; see CRYING CAT SYNDROME 1964-1976
History Note
1977; use CRYING CAT SYNDROME 1964-1976
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Cri-du-Chat Syndrome Preferred
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