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Turners Syndrome

Turner syndrome or Ullrich-Turner syndrome encompasses several conditions, of which monosomy X is most common. It is a chromosomal disorder in which all or part of one of the sex chromosomes is absent (unaffected humans have 46 chromosomes, of which 2 are sex chromosomes).

 

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Turners Syndrome

The genetic material, DNA, which is referred to as the 'blue print of life', enfolds within it all the information that goes into the making of an individual It is a well-known fact that the human body is made up of millions of cells. What is fascinating is that these cells contain...Read More

Posted on : Monday, May 17, 2010 12:00 AM
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my daughter is also suffering from TS Variant, one type of TS. we are treating her with Growth Hormone Treatment(GHT)past 7 months & recently it shows improvement in growth of height. she is 14 & we came to know at that time. can anybody tell is it harmful. how long period it has be continued
Replied on Saturday, March 27, 2010 12:00 AM

Ammushoba
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Hi This is Shoba. My daughter is TS diagnosed at 13. We gave her GH treatment for about 4 years and her height is 5.1 now. She is 22. Doing well in her studies.
Replied on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:10 AM

Debasishconar
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Hi Ammushoba, Do you how much it costs for GH treatment per year? I live in overseas and would like to know the cost of the treatment in India.
Replied on Sunday, December 22, 2013 6:46 PM

Sugarnojutsu
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Does each cell have to contain 45 chromosomes? If so why?
Replied on Sunday, May 2, 2010 12:00 AM
Chromosomes holds the genetic keys to all of the functions of body. Turner syndrome is a condition that affects approximately 1 in 200 females.Turner syndrome occurs when both of the X chromosomes normally found in women are missing. Chromosomes are the deoxyribonucleic acid strands found in every cell in the body. The X chromosomes may be completely missing or only partially present, in Turner syndrome.
Replied on Friday, November 12, 2010 1:49 AM

Suma10
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I am 29 years old and I am suffering from TS.My secondary sex organs are not developed at all. I wanted to know that can it be done if I start the treatment now.
Replied on Monday, November 29, 2010 10:39 AM
 




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