By: Jacob "Mullet Man" Horsch. Biology 1st Hour
Who discovered Turner Syndrome, and what is the current status of research for the disease?
What are the signs and symptoms of Turner Syndrome?
Some Common signs and symptoms of Turner Syndrome are:
- Poor Growth
- Short Stature
- Delayed and or absent pubertal stages
- Loss of ovarian functions
- Heart defects
- Kidney problems
- Colored spots on skin
and many many more different symptoms and signs of Turner Syndrome.
How Common is Turner Syndrome, and is it more frequent in a certain gender, or ethnicity?
What are the possible treatment options for Turner Syndrome?
There is no possible cure at this moment in time for Turner Syndrome, but treatment of the two main symptoms of Turner Syndrome which are Short Stature and Lack of Ovarian development. Possible Treatments are:
- Growth Hormone Treatment a girl's childhood and adolescent years
- Estrogen Therapy to allow the start of puberty in people diagnosed with Turner Syndrome, and to develop adult sexual development.
What is the typical prognosis of people who are diagnosed with Turner Syndrome?
How is Turner Syndrome Inherited?
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Turner Syndrome Society of the United States. (n.d.). Retrieved April 04, 2016, from http://www.turnersyndrome.org/#!about-turner-syndrome/c42u