Electroclinical and cytogenetic features of epilepsy in cri-du-chat syndrome.


Cri-du-chat syndrome (CdCs) is caused by deletion in the short arm of chromosome 5, occurring in 1:15,000 to 1:50,000 live births. Recent genotype-phenotype correlation studies show the importance of 5p15.2 for facial dysmorphism and intellectual disability, and 5p15.3 for cat-like cry. Numerous reports have shown the relative rarity of epilepsy in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1684/epd.2015.0780