Turner syndrome

Ana Contreras / 12-9-14 / 4th Period

What is Turner Syndrome ?

Turner Syndrome is a condition that affects girls development . The most common feature is short stature , which the parent will evidence that by the age of 5 . Most girls & women with Turner syndrome have normal intelligence such as a person without Turner syndrome .

Causes of the birth defect .

Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition , females are supposed have two X chromosomes . The cause of Turner syndrome is because one of the two X chromosomes is either missing or incomplete .

Prevention of the defect .

There is no known way to prevent this condition .