is the result of a
aneuploid deletion of the distal portion of the short
of Chromosome 5.
Symptoms include a characteristic high-pitched cry ("cat cry"), low
birth weight, poor muscle tone, microcephaly, and mental
Children respond well to the home environment, and
is now less common.
Abby, Nichole, & Tanner
Figure ©2002 by Griffiths et al.; all text
©2013 by Steven M. Carr