Cutaneous and Oral Mucosal Lesions in Cri-du-chat Syndrome
International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science
Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 32-35
Received: Feb. 26, 2017;
Accepted: Mar. 23, 2017;
Published: Oct. 19, 2017
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Lilly Esquivel-Pedraza, Dermatology Department, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition “Salvador Zubirán”, Mexico City, Mexico; Health Care Department, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City, Mexico
Laura Fernández-Cuevas, Oral Pathology Clinic, Dermatology Center “Dr. Ladislao de la Pascua”, Mexico City, Mexico
María del Pilar Milke-García, Nutrition Division, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition “Salvador Zubirán”, Mexico City, Mexico
Jesús Antonio Hernández-Morales, Nutrition Division, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition “Salvador Zubirán”, Mexico City, Mexico
Judith Domínguez-Cherit, Dermatology Department, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition “Salvador Zubirán”, Mexico City, Mexico
Silvia Méndez-Flores, Dermatology Department, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition “Salvador Zubirán”, Mexico City, Mexico
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Patients with cat cry or “cri-du-chat” syndrome often present with hallmark signs of the condition. The purpose of this manuscript is to report the findings observed in skin and oral mucosa which produced high morbidity in a 19 year-old female patient with cat cry syndrome, considering the scarce descriptions of the lesions on these anatomical sites. Nutritional, neurological and dermatological manifestations are described; laboratory findings are also included. The impact of clinical findings on inadequate nutritional status of patient is discuss. The approach is emphasized in order to improve the intraoral diagnoses, management and quality of life of this patient.
Mouth Diseases, Cri-du-chat Syndrome, Ulcers
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María del Pilar Milke-García,
Jesús Antonio Hernández-Morales,
Cutaneous and Oral Mucosal Lesions in Cri-du-chat Syndrome, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science.
Vol. 3, No. 4,
2017, pp. 32-35.
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