Turner syndrome

Definition: Only one X chromosome (or defect in one X chromosome).

Clinical featurs

  1. Short stature
  2. Neck webbing
  3. Widely spaced nipples
  4. Wide carrying angle
  5. Heart defects (esp. aortic coarctation)
  6. Infertility (ovarian dysgenesis)
  7. Normal intellect

Treatment

Rx. GH, oestrogen replacement at puberty.