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Medical problems in adult women with Turner's syndrome.

Abstract:

Turner's syndrome, the most common chromosome abnormality in females, is the consequence of complete absence or partial deletion of one X chromosome. It is associated with a wide spectrum of clinical features of which short stature and gonadal dysgenesis are almost invariably present. Women with Turner's syndrome have a reduced life expectancy primarily as a result of cardiovascular disease. They are also susceptible to a number of other disorders including autoimmune thyroiditis, osteoporosi...

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10.3109/07853899708998784

Authors


Elsheikh, M More by this author
Conway, GS More by this author
Journal:
Annals of medicine
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
99-105
Publication date:
1999-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-2060
ISSN:
0785-3890
URN:
uuid:2825e2a5-e3d6-41fa-b978-f6d0f61959e7
Source identifiers:
8651
Local pid:
pubs:8651

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