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September 1974

The Cat Eye Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (Dr. Cory) and the Department of Pediatrics, Royal Victoria Infirmary (Dr. Jamison), Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Dr. Jamison is now at the Hospital for Sick Children, London. Dr. Cory is now at the East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(3):259-262. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010267021

A female infant showed the essential features of the cat eye syndrome. There were no abnormalities in the family. Chromosome studies showed an additional acrocentric chromosome in the infant, but both parents were karyotypically normal.