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Turner syndrome occurs in approximately one out of every 2,000 live female births. The syndrome is characterized by the partial or complete absence of one X chromosome. It is reported that more than 50% of cases have a 45,X karyotype. Another 20%-35% have mosaic karyotypes. Other karyotypes include those with various structural abnormalities. This condition presents healthcare providers with a challenging array of genetic, developmental, endocrine, cardiovascular, psychosocial, and reproductive issues.
Turner syndrome is a variable condition affecting multiple body systems. These articles are provided to help you gain a more in-depth understanding of this condition.
There are multiple clinics nationwide that offer coordinated care for patients with TS. Search by state for the clinic nearest you, or contact us for information on starting one.
If you are unfamiliar with Turner syndrome, these videos will offer more information about and put a face to this variable condition.
A directory of Turner syndrome care providers in our database. Search the directory or add your practice to our growing list of providers.