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Turner syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • 45, X Syndrome
  • Bonnevie-Ulrich syndrome
  • Chromosome X Monosomy X
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis (45,X)
  • Schereshevkii Turner Syndrome
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  • How can I learn more about learning disabilities in women and girls with Turner syndrome? Click here for answer

  • My daughter was diagnosed with Turner syndrome at the age of 21. She has flat feet and one leg is shorter than the other, which affects the way she walks. Could this be caused by hip dysplasia?  Is there anything that can be done to improve the way she walks? Click here for answer

  • I have had three stillborns with Potter syndrome. I was told there is a link between Potter syndrome and Turner syndrome; is this true? Click here for answer

  • I recently learned that my daughter has a karyotype of 45,X/46,XY, consistent with mosaic Turner syndrome. The only sign she has is mild clitoromegaly. Can you give me general information about mosaic Turner syndrome and about the prognosis of this condition? Click here for answer

  • Could someone with a mild case of Turner syndrome have occasional monthly menses? Click here for answer

  • My stepdaughter has Turner syndrome. I was wondering if her mother or father carries the gene that causes this disease? Would a blood test from her father indicate if it came from his side of the family? Click here for answer

  • I have Turner syndrome, and have been getting my period regularly. Does this mean that my hormones are at a normal level right now? Also, I was wondering if women with Turner syndrome are able to have a normal sexual life or if it is harder for them to get sexually aroused because of hormone differences. Click here for answer