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J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2006 Aug;19(4):257-65.

Healthcare for adolescents with Turner syndrome.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0276, USA.


This review paper highlights important healthcare issues for adolescents with Turner Syndrome. Turner Syndrome potentially affects multiple organ systems including: cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, neurologic, gastrointestinal, skin, skeletal, auditory, and reproductive systems. Congenital and acquired cardiac defects remain the most significant health problem faced by women with Turner Syndrome.

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