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Turner Syndrome

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Transcript of Turner Syndrome

Turner Syndrome
Symptoms
Causes
Nondisjunction
Turner Syndrome
Genetic Link?
Incidence
History
Treatment
45,X Syndrome

The X Chromosome
155
5%
Human
Genome
Of the
Many Symptoms,
Many Parts
Missing
or
Damaged
X Chromosome
Base Pairs
Mosaicism
Mosaicism
22?
23?
Anaphase of Meiosis (I or II)
Trisomy
Monosomy
80%
* Surgery
* Hormone Therapy
Estrogen
Human Growth Hormone
Androgens
1938
medical journal “A Syndrome of Infantilism, Congenital Webbed Neck, and Cubitus Valgus.”
1959
45, X karyotype was discovered in a 14 year old girl.
1980
First woman with Turner Syndrome conceives with donor eggs
1997
FDA approves GH to treat short stature in women with TS
* Only in Females
* One in every 2,000 live births
* About 10% of miscarriages
Works Cited
http://www.turnersyndrome.org/
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/turner-syndrome
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/turner-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20032572
http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/turner-syndrome/
http://www.turnersyndromefoundation.org/
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/chromosomal/turner/
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