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turner syndrome in children

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely : One of the primary effects of xo turners leads to "streak gonads" or ovaries that will not produce hormones in a quantity that allows development of s ... Read More
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Girls with tuener syndrome have poor growth and HGH treatment has shown an impressive improvement in growth.
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
28 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: There are separate growth charts for untreated girls with turner's. The charts clearly show shorter final adultheight compared to regular charts. In f ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to define: These kids need primary care doctors, geneticists, endocrinologists (hormone docs) and people who work with learning disabilities. You will find their ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Turners Syndrome: Turner syndrome is caused in females when there is absence of one xchromosime, the girls are born with one x chromosome and the features are.Short sta ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Turner syndrome: Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder occurring in females resulting in the absence of the second sex chromosome. The physical results of this in girl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Good in general: With appropriate health care and health screening most women with turner syndrome can lead relatively healthy lives. Much of this depends upon the sev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
48 years experience Pediatrics
A little complex: Classic turner syndrome is a female who is missing 1 of the 2 x chromosomes, designated as 46x. A normal female has 2 x chromosomes (46xx). Most turne ... Read More
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