Turners Syndrome

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Turners Syndrome

Symptoms*webbed neck*Elbows bended slightly*Tendency to develop scoliosis and high blood pressure*Eye problems

Causes*Turners Syndrome is caused by the complete or partial absence of the X chromosome in females.

Interesting Facts*Linda Hunt and Jeanette Cranky had the disease*Turners disease affects approximatley 1 out of 2000 girls*Average height:4'8"

Treatments*Growth hormones*Estrogen replacement*Surgery*Counseling and support*Life style changes

The Genetic Disorder..My X chromosome is partially or completely absent

By: Maddie and Aspen

SourcesFamous peoplehttp://www.rocketswag.com/medicine/disease-prevention/genetic-disorders/turner-syndrome/Famous-People-With-Turner-Syndrome.htmlTreatments for Turners Syndromehttp://emedicine.medscape.com/article/949681-treatmentTurner Syndromehttp://www.medicinenet.com/turner_syndrome/article.htm

Turners Syndrome


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