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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Turners Syndrome What causes Turners syndrome? U-2 INCEDENT Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition related to the X chromosome that alters development in females, though it is not usually inherited in families. Symptoms There is no known method to prevent Turner Syndrome. This disorder occurs randomly and is not inherited. Short stature and non-functioning ovaries, some women may also have extra skin on the neck (webbed neck), puffiness or swelling of the hands and feet, skeletal abnormalities, heart defects, high blood pressure, and kidney problems. There is no cure for Turner Syndrome; some treatments can help minimize its symptoms. Some are Human growth hormone. If given in early childhood, hormone injections can often increase adult height by a few inches. Turner syndrome may be diagnosed before birth, during infancy or in early childhood. Occasionally the diagnosis is delayed until the 'teen oryoung adult years in those who have mild signs and symptoms of Turner syndrome. Only Females can get turner syndrome because it when you are missing a X chromosome and you usually realize it while the girl is growing up. Turner Syndrome is not inherited. In an affected individual, it occurs as a random event during cell division in early fetal development Treatment In general, in each subsequent pregnancy, the chance of having another baby with Turner syndrome would not be increased over the general population risk that affects every woman. This is a little girl with turners syndrome This is what a baby looks likewhen it's mother has Tueners Syndrome. Works cited "Turner Syndrome." Genetics Home Reference. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015."Turner Syndrome: Learn about This Chromosome Disorder."MedicineNet. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2015."Turner Syndrome." Definition. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2015.Pictures from google
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