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Turner syndrome

Turner syndrome is a condition that affects 1 in every 100 to 2,000 girls. It consists of some of the following features: short stature of less than 4 feet 10 inches, a high probability of heart defects and a likelihood of ovarian failure, resulting in difficulty entering puberty and having children. This syndrome is also associated with other autoimmune conditions such as thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis and Celiac disease. The good news is that most of these problems are treatable.

How we treat Turner syndrome

The Endocrinology team at Children's Hospital renders comprehensive care for patients who have the diagnosis of Turner Syndrome and identifies all the medical needs of these children. Specialty care is availble with an on site dietician, case manager and social worker. When it is appropriate, we make referrals to ophthalmology, audiology, cardiology, nephrology and other specialties.

Programs and Services

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