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Can males get turner's syndrome?

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No: Turner syndrome is caused by an abnormal karyotype that contains only a single x chromosome and no y chromosome. It thus seen only in females.

Answered 3/10/2015

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi answered

Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology

No: The simple answer is no. In the past, many males exhibited physical findings that closely resembled females with ts. This condition is now called noonan syndrome, described by dr.Noonan, a pediatric cardiologist. Btw, ns can affect males and females.

Answered 10/3/2016

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No: Turner's syndrome is exclusively a disorder affecting females.

Answered 10/3/2016

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