Problem

Turner's syndrome

Other Names:
Gonadal dysgenesis
Nature:
Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal condition causing short stature and infertility in women and girls. It is caused by the complete or partial absence of one of the two X chromosomes normally found in women.
Incidence:
Best estimates put the frequency of Turner Syndrome at 1 in 2,500 or 1 in 2,000 liveborn females. There is no known difference in frequency based upon race, location or socio-economic factors.
Values:
Syndrome
Subject(s):
Medicine Pathology
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
23.06.2018 – 15:29 CEST