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About Turner Syndrome - Cause of Turner Syndrome
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- About Turner Syndrome
If you are looking for information about Turner syndrome, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It gives a brief description of what causes this condition, lists common symptoms, and more. A link to more information is also provided.
- Achondroplastic Dwarfism
Achodroplastic dwarfism is a bone growth disorder that affects 1 in 15,000 to 40,000 births. This eMedTV article explores the causes and symptoms of achondroplastic dwarfism and lists the health conditions associated with this disorder.
- Adolescents With Klinefelter Syndrome
Adolescents with Klinefelter syndrome may have a tougher time in high school because of their appearance. This eMedTV article talks about the many challenges faced by adolescents with Klinefelter syndrome and also lists ways to help them.
- Adults With Klinefelter Syndrome
As this eMedTV article explains, adults with Klinefelter syndrome may suffer from depression or other problems, but these tend to resolve over time. This article discusses the difficulties these men may face and provides suggestions for treatment.
- Can Females Have Klinefelter Syndrome?
Can females have Klinefelter syndrome? No -- the condition only affects males. This eMedTV article offers some basic facts about sex chromosomes and explains how they prevent females from having Klinefelter syndrome.
- Cause of Turner Syndrome
As this eMedTV segment explains, Turner syndrome is caused by the complete or partial absence of one of the two X chromosomes. This article explains the cause of this condition and lists the different types of X chromosome problems.