Turner syndrome


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Related to Turner syndrome: Williams syndrome, Noonan syndrome

Tur·ner syndrome

 (tûr′nər) also Tur·ner's syndrome (-nərz)
n.
A congenital condition of girls and women caused by complete or partial absence or deficiency of one X chromosome, characterized by short stature, a webbed neck, low-set ears, skeletal abnormalities, and infertility owing to ovarian failure.

[After Henry Hubert Turner (1892-1970), American endocrinologist.]
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com)-- Patronus Health, a consumer healthcare advocacy technology company, today announced that founder and CEO Mandy Long has been appointed to the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (TSSUS) Board of Directors.
GH is used as a therapeutic agent in a variety of situations, including GH deficiency, Turner syndrome, chronic renal failure before transplantation, small-for-gestational age short stature, and idiopathic short stature, including osteogenesis imperfecta and Sanjad-Sakati syndrome, (1) Noonan syndrome, SHOX gene abnormality, and Prader-Willi syndrome.
ZomaJet is used to deliver Ferring's Zomacton (somatropin), a treatment indicated for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children and Turner syndrome in girls.
ZomaJet is used to deliver Ferrings Zomacton (somatropin), a treatment indicated for the treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) in children and Turner Syndrome in girls.
She did not show the typical features of Turner syndrome, but her cytogenetis confirmed the diagnosis.
Little Freya Wallwork, who has Turner syndrome, has just been awarded her first black belt in karate after four years of training.
Toni Watson, 24, was born with Turner Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects around one in 2,000 baby girls.
ORLANDO -- Fertility preservation techniques pioneered in young cancer patients may someday allow some women with Turner syndrome to give birth to their own children, without relying on donated eggs.
In addition, the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition recommends screening at age 3 years for asymptomatic children who have conditions associated with celiac disease, including type 1 diabetes, autoimmune thyroiditis, Down syndrome, Turner syndrome, William's syndrome, or selective IgA deficiency, said Dr.
The 30-year-old suffers with Turner syndrome - a genetic disorder in which a female is partly or completely missing an X chromosome - and already undergoes three-year check-ups on her heart.
Social skills: Their importance for women diagnosed with Turner Syndrome