Medical problems in adult women with Turner's syndrome.
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...Expand abstract
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