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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Turner Syndrome Turner Syndrome By: Paige Symptoms of Turner Syndrome Causes of Turner Syndrome Daily Life of a Female Living With Turner Syndrome Tests Used to Find Out if You HaveTurner Syndrome (Diagnosis) There are many symptoms to Turner Syndrome. Some are visual and others aren't. Visual symptoms include extra skin (webbed neck), short stature, andpuffiness or swelling in the feet or hands.Some non-visual symptoms heart defects, kidney problems, high blood pressure and non functioning ovaries. Current Research on Turner Syndrome There are no current cures for Turner Syndrome, but there are many ways of treatment. For example,growth hormone and androgen therapy may be offeredand used to help the female reach the final adult height.Hormone replacement therapy can be given so that females can develop secondary sexual characteristics. Medications are available to treat high blood pressure, thyroid problems,and diabetes. Any female living Turner Syndrome are ableto live a normal, happy life. Some just may not be able to have a child. Females usually have normal intelligence, particularly mathematics.All most females suffering from Turner Syndromejust need the appropriate medical care, early intervention and ongoing support. Works Cited "Turner Syndrome." KidsHealth - the Web's Most Visited Site about Children's Health. Ed. Judith Ross. The Nemours Foundation, 01 Sept. 2011. Web. 05 Feb. 2015. ."Turner Syndrome." - Online Medical Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d.Web. 19 Feb. 2015."Turner Syndrome: Learn about This Chromosome Disorder." MedicineNet. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Feb. 2015."Learning About Turner Syndrome." Learning About Turner Syndrome. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2015. The diagnosis is confirmed by special blood test. An early diagnosis is made through parental tests. Turner Syndrome cannot be prevented or cured.Turner Syndrome affects 1 out of every 2,500 births of females internationally. Turner Syndrome is a genetic problem caused by a random error that leads the loss of an x chromosome. The mother and father cannot do anything to prevent this disease. A female living with turner syndrome may have symptons such as swelling in the feet or hands. Females living with Turner Syndrome may have symptomssuch as extra skin, but they can still live a happy, productivelife. Digital image. Http:// N.p., n.d. Web. There are many names for Turner syndrome.Some include...45,XMonosomy XTSand many others. Turner Syndrome is when the female is either completely missing an X chromosome or half of an X chromosome. Tuner Syndrome is not an inherited disease. Almost all femaleare infertile, but a donor may be a possible prenancy. Women who haveTurner Syndromehave a higher risk of under active thyriodor devloping diabetes. Digital image. Http:// N.p., n.d. Web.
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