Cat Eye Syndrome (Schmid–Fraccaro)
By: Elizabeth Newman
Who it affects and what it does
Common symptoms of Cat Eye Syndrome is abnormal shaped pupils and ear reduction, as well as having malformations in the heart, kidneys, and other organs in the body. It is a rare genetic disease that can effect anyone. It has been known that some people with the disease have passed it onto their children, but not always. The ones affected may have bad eye sight and will have medical problems for the rest of their lives but if the malformations are not to bad it is common for them to live a full life
The most common types of test used for Cat Eye Syndrome are blood test and the fluorescence in-situ hybridization or the FISH analysis, although there is standard test for diagnosing Cat Eye Syndrome.