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down syndrome vs turner syndrome

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Both are caused by : genetic accidents. Down Syndrome occurs in a fetus with a full or partial extra copy of Chromosome 21, with characteristic features, congenital anoma ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Turner syndrome: Symptoms and features of turner syndrome: thick neck, wide chest with distant nipples, osteoporosis, short stature, higher risk of diabetes, osteoporo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Chromosome study: There are some suggestive physical features that will lead some to consider the label. The definitive test is a chromosome study. That can come up wit ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience in General Practice
Female: Turner syndrome is a woman who only has one x chromosome instead of 2 x chromosomes that a female usually has. This will result in decreased or absent ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Down Syndrome: Down syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an extra copy of a specific chromosome. Not sure what you mean by inherited.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
45 X/0 Pattern: At conception, one half of a set of 46 (23pairs) chromosomes (cms) is brought from egg & sperm.If the combination is missing one x of the sex cms, a f ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
PFS can happen: Marfan syndrome patients can get aches and pains in many joints because of the looser ligaments trying to hold the joints together at rest and under p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience in Pediatrics
No: No. It is chromosomal. Down syndrome is not usually passed from one generation to the next. So it is not dominant or recessive.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems.
A member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Down Syndrome: Down syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21, is an autosomal genetic disorder. Down syndrome occurs when a person has a full or partial copy of chromoso ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Neither: Down syndrome happens when an extra 21 chromosome is present in all the cells of the body. It happens before conception when the donor egg fails to sh ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Escobar
35 years experience in Clinical Genetics
Neither: Turner syndrome is not usually consider dominant or recessive. In Turner syndrome the affected individual is missing on sex chromosome. They only ha ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Klinefelter syndrome is a group of features seen in some males with an extra x chromosome (they are xxy). A klinefelter syndrome male tends to be tall ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antiphospholipids: An autoimune disorder characterized by antibodies to certain phopholipids that predisposes to clotting problmes and pregnancy complications. A certain ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Klinefelter: Klinefelters is a genetic disease caused by what is called "nondisjunction". Every male inherits an x chromosome from their mother and a y chromosome ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Rarely: Downs syndrome is usually related to a trisomy defect that develops during the initial cleavage of the cells during primary fetal development. A form ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Turner: Its a genetic disorder caused by a chromosome abnormality. One x chromosome is missing in some or all cells. It manifests in the classic case as a fem ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Two cell lines: Regular turner syndrome arises when the drop out of one "x" sex chromosome occurs before or at conception, then all babies cells would have xo turner. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Elevated pressure: In the body, muscles are separated into different compartments and covered with fascia. If there is trauma to the compartment, the swelling and press ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No : Slipping rib syndrome is related to costochondritis.
A member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Extra chromosome: Down Syndrome is caused by having an extra copy of Chromosome 21, so instead of 2 copies, you have 3. This is not an autosomal disorder and is not sex ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
I looked it up: This syndrome can begin with severe shoulder or arm pain followed by weakness and numbness[Those who suffer from Parsonage–Turner experience acute, su ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Most females are born with 2 x chromosomes. Ts is a disorder resulting from missing one x chromosome or some part of it in the cells of the body. It ... Read More

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