Turner's syndrome


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Turner's syndrome

[′tər·nərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A sex aberration in humans in which the chromosome complement includes only one sex chromosome, an X.
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This should include echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging, looking for specific cardiac abnormalities known to affect women with Turner's syndrome.
An XY female is phenotypically more normal that a female with Turner's syndrome (XO).
A lethal complication, acute necrotizing pancreatitis, of Turner's Syndrome with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Differential considerations for this condition include multiple exostosis, enchondromatosis, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, Turner's syndrome without LWD, achondroplasia, chondroectodermal dysplasia, and hypoparathyroidism.
Functional MRI studies in his lab have shown that parietal and occipital cortical volume is smaller in patients with Turner's syndrome than in controls, which could explain the visual-spatial weaknesses.
The author mentions four syndromes - Turner's syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, X double Y, and Triple X.
We are forever going back and forth to the hospital with him and our daughter Shannon, who has Turner's Syndrome and hearing loss, and the car made a big difference to our lives.
Dear AFT: I have a friend who has Turner's Syndrome and has been taking a form of HRT since she was a young teenager.
Nutropin AQ(R) is indicated for the long- term treatment of growth failure in pediatric patients due to inadequate endogenous growth hormone (GH) secretion, for short stature associated with Turner's syndrome or chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) up to the time of renal transplantation, and as a replacement therapy in eligible patients diagnosed with adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD).
The hospital is also licensed to select male embryos for couples who fear a child might be born with Turner's Syndrome, which can lead to severe deformity and liver and heart problems.
Girls with Turner's syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized by hypogonadism, fail to show the normal developmental changes in frequency and duration of Nc from 9-14 to 15-20 years of age (133).