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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Oral Manifestations of Turner syndrome (6) * Malocclusion * Altered tooth morphology * Early eruption of adult teeth * Jaw deficiencies * Hypoplastic mandible * High-palatal vault * Reduction in the size of crowns and roots of primary and permanent dentition
Ann Atkins, mother of a three-year old girl who has Turner Syndrome and chairman of the West Midlands group, said: "It is vital that awareness of Turner Syndrome is raised as its diagnosis and proper medical management could ultimately save lives.
Turner syndrome affects approximately one in 2,500 female live births.
After more than 12 years of research, today's clearance provides Turner syndrome patients with a long-awaited treatment," says Arthur D.
The results of these clinical trials show improvement in the growth rate and overall increase in the adult height of girls with Turner syndrome treated with Nutropin, compared to their predicted adult height prior to beginning treatment or matched untreated historical control patients.
Verinata is launching the Monosomy X option, a test for Turner syndrome, as an optional addition to the verifi (TM) prenatal test.
Girls with Turner syndrome are short and can have other medical problems such as heart abnormalities, ovarian failure, delayed menstruation, mild hearing loss, non-verbal learning disability and others.
She was diagnosed with two rare conditions, Diamond Blackfan anaemia and Turner syndrome.
The WITC nursing students shared their issues related to federal proposals that included funding for family planning services, research funding for Turner Syndrome and environmental issues.
It can also detect Turner syndrome, a treatable condition in which girl babies are missing all or part of the X chromosome and face various health problems, including infertility.
Meanwhile, Hannah Colman, a Year 10 student who suffers from Turner Syndrome, a genetic condition, organised a break-time cake sale and Easter egg raffle recently to raise funds for the Turner Syndrome Support Society
Meg Cubitt, aged 15, was won her award from The Turner Syndrome Support Society.