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Down syndrome vs turner syndrome

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
Dr. Holly Barthanswered
General Practice 10 years experience
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
Dr. Mark Perloe
Fertility Medicine 46 years experience
Hermaphrodite: This diagnosis requires the presence of both male and female gonads [testicular as well as ovarian tissue]. A pseudohermaphrodite is someone whose gen... Read More
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Absolutely not: Turner's syndrome is a medical condition where some or all cells of the body are missing an x chromosome (normal female cells typically have two x chr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No: Turner syndrome is typically found in short girls.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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 Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
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
Family Medicine 58 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 53 years experience
Compressed iliac vei: May- thurner syndrome classically refer to a compression of the left common iliac vein by the iliac artery . This result in left leg pain, swelling an... Read More

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