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down syndrome vs turner syndrome

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience 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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
9 years experience 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Nerve pain syndrome: This is an uncommon nerve pain/dysfunction syndrome that usually begins with shoulder pain on one side and neurologic changes of reflexes and weakness ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Turner syndrome is typically found in short girls.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No Reason To: Unless you have conditions affecting health and performance such as heart defects, I do not see any reson to mention it. If your health insurance requ ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Rare exceptions: 2 to 5% of xo individuals (turner syndrome) develop spontaneous menstruation, generally transient though. At least several individuals have been fert ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Incidence of Turner: About 1/2, 500 females are born with turner's syndrome. Some may have characteristic findings while others won't be diagnosed until later in life dep ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Turner Syndrome: Turner syndrome occurs when there is one x chromosome missing.Boys get y chromosome from the fatther and x from mother, girls get x from the father an ... Read More

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