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Alterations associated with Turner’s syndrome

Alterations associated with Turner’s syndrome

Turner syndrome is a genetic, but not hereditary, condition caused by the total or partial absence of an X chromosome. Women with Turner syndrome are characterised by short stature, short neck, low set ears, broad chest, etc.

In addition to all these characteristics associated with Turner syndrome, there are also malformations and systemic alterations:

  • Early hypertension.
  • Hypothyroidism.
  • Increased risk of diabetes.
  • Cardiovascular alterations.
  • Renal failure.
  • Lymphatic problems.
By (gynecologist), (embryologist), (director), (embryologist), (invitra staff) and (biochemist).
Last Update: 09/26/2023