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What chromosome abnormalities are accompanied by coarctation of aorta?

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Doctors don't know for sure why certain people are born with coarctaton of the aorta (coa).
Coa is fairly common in girls born with turner syndrome, a genetic disorder in which one of a girl's two x chromosomes is incomplete or missing.

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Doctors don't know for sure why certain people are born with coarctaton of the aorta (coa).
Coa is fairly common in girls born with turner syndrome, a genetic disorder in which one of a girl's two x chromosomes is incomplete or missing.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Turner syndrome

Turner syndrome (45 xo) is the most common chromosomal problem seen in association with coarctation of the aorta.

In brief: Turner syndrome

Turner syndrome (45 xo) is the most common chromosomal problem seen in association with coarctation of the aorta.
Dr. Richard Humes
Dr. Richard Humes
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