Cat Eye Syndrome

What is Cat Eye Syndrome ?

Cat eye syndrome is a rare chromosome disorder that is caused by the presence of duplicated genetic material contained on chromosome 22.

What you can expect from a child with cat eye syndrome

Children born with Cat Eye Syndrome can show great variation of the characteristic symptoms because this genetic abnormality may not be present in every cell in the body.Your child will develop hearing loss. facial abnormality

How you can treat cat eye syndrome

child with cat eye syndrome may need to be treated surgically for abnormalities that will affect their growth such asatresia, heart, kidney, and cleft palate malformations.

Citations

Madisons Foundation - Moms And Dads In Search Of Needed Support. (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from http://www.madisonsfoundation.org/index.php?option=com_mpower&task=disease&diseaseID=264


Cat Eye Syndrome. (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from https://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1085/viewAbstract