Endocrine-Related Conditions and Turner Syndrome

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Recommendations from the Clinical Practice Guidelines 

Individuals with TS are at increased risk of developing thyroid disease, celiac disease, and to a lesser degree, diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, eye inflammation, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Screen for hypothyroidism at diagnosis and annually beginning in  early childhood.

 

Starting at age 10 screen for diabetes. 

The risk of type 1 and 2 diabetes is increased in patients across all ages. Blood sugar abnormalities should be investigated.

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