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Turner's Syndrome

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Carley Cooper

on 12 November 2012

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Turner Syndrome By: Carley Cooper What is Turner's Syndrome? Turner Syndrome is
a genetic disorder
caused when a baby girl is born with only 1(X) sex cell. http://www.larasig.com/node/3485 What are some physical symptoms caused by TS? drooped eyes
flat, broad, shield shaped chest
short height
no menstruation
webbed neck
swollen hands and feet as an infant http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/445555 http://www.tree.com/health/turner-syndrome-symptoms.aspx Are their any treatment options to help TS? Yes, for growth there are growth hormones, and for proper menstruation and puberty there is Estrogen replacement therapy. To fix physical abnormalities there is plastic surgery. Before / After Does TS affect the learning sequence of the brain? Although it affects physical features, it does not affect the brain. Women with Turner Syndrome live a normal life. The main struggle is common, math. http://www.anatomybox.com/turner-syndrome/ How common is TS? Turner Syndrome

occurs in about 1

out of every

2,000 female births. Does TS affect lifespan? Women with

Turner Syndrome

live a normal,

healthy lifespan. Celebrities with TS. Linda Hunt Missy Marlowe http://turnersyndromesisters.blogspot.com/2011/02/celebs-with-turner-syndrome.html http://turnersyndromesisters.blogspot.com/2011/02/celebs-with-turner-syndrome.html World Famous Gymnast Actress Work Cited Matthews, Anne L. "Turner syndrome." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2012. Web. 30 Oct. 2012.
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"Turner Syndrome." Kids Health. N.p., 2012. Web. 1 Nov. 2012. <http://kidshealth.org/ PageManager.jsp?dn=nationwidechildrens&article_set=22229&lic=238&cat_id=20165>.

"Turner Syndrome." PubMed Health. A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia., 30 May 2012.
Web. 5 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/
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