CLINICAL AND CYTOLOGICAL STUDY ON TURNER SYNDROME


G S Kadakol, Gavishiddappa Hadimani, Shankar V Patil, Rudragouda S Bulagouda

Abstract


Turner syndrome (TS) is a common chromosomaldisorder. Turner syndrome (TS) also known as Ulrich–Turner syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis and 45, X, is a condition in which a female is partly or completely missing an X chromosome.The main clinical features of TS are Swollen hands and feet,Wide and webbed neck, a combination of the following symptoms may be seen in older females:Absent or incomplete development at puberty, including sparse pubic hair and small breasts broad, flat chest shaped like a shield, drooping eyelids, Turner Syndrome frequently seen  in young infants.Our case of a 10-year-old girl has TS-specific clinical hallmarks,with the symptoms of short stature, wide barred shaped chest drooping eyelids. She visited our hospital because of her neck swelling, pain in on /off condition since one month. In our study we reported both clinically & cytogenetic investigation which shows a patient is suffering from Turner Syndrome. This type of Syndrome is very rare in this region.

Keywords:Turner Syndrome,   Short Stature,Chromosome Analysis


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Title

CLINICAL AND CYTOLOGICAL STUDY ON TURNER SYNDROME

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i4.16484

Date

01-04-2017

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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 4 April 2017 Page: 3-5

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0974-2441

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2455-3891

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G S Kadakol

Gavishiddappa Hadimani

Shankar V Patil

Rudragouda S Bulagouda


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