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Doctor insights on: Mosaic Turner's Syndrome

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If I have mosaic turner's syndrome will I have premature menopause?

If I have mosaic turner's syndrome will I have premature menopause?

Turner syndrome: Turners syndrome is one of the most common reasons for premature ovarian failure. Many turner syndrome patients will never menstrate because of rapid follicular depletion. Since you have a mosaic pattern, it is unpredictable when your ovaries will fail. You could potentially start menstruating and start ovulating for a few years before ovarian failure. Read more

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Can you explain mosaic turner syndrome?

Can you explain mosaic turner syndrome?

Timing of error: At conception, the embryo begin duplicating the chromosomes (chms) donated by egg & sperm to form the 23 chromosome pairs. If one x chm didn't make it, you will only have a turner pattern (45 chms xo). If a normal xx pattern starts but an x is lost after several divisions the mosaic is created by having one normal 46xx & another 45xo cell lines replicating throughput the body. Read more

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What is mosaic turner syndrome? Common symptoms?

What is mosaic turner syndrome? Common symptoms?

Partial: Turner syndrome occurs when a girl only has one x chromosome. Mosaic turner syndrome occurs when some of the cells in a girl have two x chromosomes and the rest have one x chromosome. Women with mosaic turner syndrome can have all of the same problems as women with turner syndrome, but the severity tends to be milder. Short stature, sterility, heart disease, and learning problems can all occur. Read more

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Possible mosaic turner syndrome. Please explain it?

Possible mosaic turner syndrome. Please explain it?

Variation of Theme: Most females have 2 x chromosomes as part of their genetic make-up in all cells. In classic ts females are born with 1 x chromosome in most or all cells. Patients who are mosaic are those who may be missing just part of an x or they could have some cells with 2 x's and others with only 1 x. There are other variations. Mosaic ts patients are usually not as severely affected as classic ts patients. Read more

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Can males get turner's syndrome?

Can males get turner's syndrome?

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. Read more

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What is done for turner's syndrome?

What is done for turner's syndrome?

Depends on age: If recognized in the newborn period, a ts patient is evaluated for any of the problems that can be hard to detect but cause real problems later like kidney or heart problems. As the enter school they may require some learning assistance. Before the age when puberty generally starts, they may need growth hormone & or female hormones to grow & develop. As adults, they need life skills help & counseli. Read more

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Do you know what turner's syndrome is?

Do you know what turner's syndrome is?

Chromosome loss: The turner syndrome (xo) is a chromosome deficiency where there is a loss of one of the sex chromosomes. The presence of one female chromosome will dictate the sex of the offspring to be female, but without the second x there are a variety of changes to internal organs, intellectual development and growth that will show up as the kid grows. Read more

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What culture or race is associated with turner's syndrome?

What culture or race is associated with turner's syndrome?

Equal opportunity Dx: Turner syndrome (xo sex chromasomes) has been reported across all races, cultures and socio-economic groups. After conception, many are lost early in pregnancy. The DX may be suspected prenatally thru screening or evident by physical features seen at birth. Many go unrecognized until adolescence when short stature & lack of development is evident. With rx they can live quite well. Read more

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Newly diagnosed with turner's syndrome. Any advice on childbearing?

Newly diagnosed with turner's syndrome. Any advice on childbearing?

Discuss w/ genetics: There are different ways the x-chromosome can be affected to cause turner's syndrome. Genetic counseling/reproductive endocrinology consults are the best way to get the most educated and comprehensive answers. Read more

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What's turner syndrome?

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 female is born with 45 instead of 46 cms, to reflect the loss. The lost cms can effect every cell in the body, resulting in a variety of heart, kidney, brain or other problems. It also may cause no specific problem & not be noticed until lat childhood. Read more

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What is turner syndrome?

What is turner syndrome?

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. Read more

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What causes turner syndrome?

Lack of chromosome: Normal humans have 22 pairs of regular chromosomes (chms) and one pair of sex chms. At conception you are supposed to get one of each pair from each parent. If one of the sex (X) chms is lost from the egg, the fetus (which can survive the mistake) will be born with 22 pr of regular chms and only one X.The defect occurs in the formation of the egg. The effect on the kid varies. Read more

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What is may-turner syndrome?

What is may-turner syndrome?

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 and deep vein thrombosis. It has now been expanded and is now called non thrombotic iliac vein lesions (nivl), to include both the right and left iliac veins.). Read more

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What is Parsonage-Turner syndrome?

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, sudden-onset pain radiating from the shoulder to the upper arm. Affected muscles become weak and atrophied. This is from Wikipedia - I had never heard of it Read more

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What are the effects of turner syndrome?

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. Read more

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What is turner syndrome and how is it treated?

What is turner syndrome and how is it treated?

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 girl is born with 45 instead of 46 cms. The loss can affect every cell in the body, resulting in a variety of heart, kidney, brain or other problems. It also may cause no specific problem & not be noticed until late childhood.Supportive care is needed Read more

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I was wondering what are the effects of turner syndrome?

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/. Read more

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How do you treat turner syndrome?

Detection/support: At diagnosis, there are tests that need to be done to look for hidden problems in the heart and blood vessels. Most then need normal care in early childhood until they get close to expected puberty. Referral to a pediatric endocrinologist (hormone doc) will assist their short height and transition into female development. Counseling with a geneticist when she becomes older can help her understand Read more

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Long term outcome for turner syndrome?

Long term outcome for turner syndrome?

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 severity of the associated problems, such as heart disease. Read more