Prenatal diagnosis of cri du chat syndrome with encephalocele

Jamie N. Bakkum, William J. Watson, Keith L. Johansen, Brian C. Brost

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A 19-year-old primigravida was found to have an encephalocele on screening ultrasound study. Amniocentesis indicated cri du chat syndrome, 5p-. Although cri du chat syndrome has been noted in association with central nervous system malformations, encephalocele is a rare finding in this syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-352
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of perinatology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005


  • Cri du chat syndrome
  • Encephalocele
  • Prenatal diagnosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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