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What are the effects of turner syndrome?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Turner Syndrome: is characterized by short stature, delayed or no puberty due to loss of ovarian function. Most women are infertile. One third are born with a heart defect and some also have skeletal malformations.

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I was wondering what are the effects of turner syndrome?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Genetic disorder: "turner syndrome is caused by a missing or incomplete x chromosome. People who have turner syndrome develop as females. The genes affected are involved in growth and sexual development, which is why girls with the disorder are shorter than normal and have abnormal sexual characteristics." http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/disorders/whataregd/turner/.
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What is turner syndrome?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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 stature, broad chest, low hairline, low set ears and webbed neck.There is non functioning ovaries and they do not get menstruation.They are more prone to congenital heartdisease, hypothyriodism, diabetes and few other conditions.

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