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Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 May;45(4):301-13.

Turner syndrome: an update and review for the primary pediatrician.

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Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Abstract

Turner syndrome (TS) is among the most common of the sex chromosomal aneuploidies. It results from the absence of one sex chromosome (or part of an X chromosome) in a female, leaving only one X chromosome present in the cell. Primary care physicians should be able to recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of TS, and once the diagnosis is confirmed by a chromosome analysis, they should be able to serve as a valuable source of support for the patient and her family and understand the most current treatments available.

PMID:
16703153
DOI:
10.1177/000992280604500402
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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