Turner syndrome and associated problems in Turkish children: a multicenter study.


Yesilkaya E., BEREKET A., Darendeliler F., Bas F., Poyrazoglu S., Aydin B. K. , ...More

Journal of clinical research in pediatric endocrinology, vol.7, no.1, pp.27-36, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.1771
  • Title of Journal : Journal of clinical research in pediatric endocrinology
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-36
  • Keywords: Nationwide study, Turner syndrome, children, diagnostic features, associated problems, CELIAC-DISEASE, CARDIOVASCULAR MALFORMATIONS, RENAL MALFORMATIONS, MELANOCYTIC NEVI, HEART-DISEASE, AORTIC-VALVE, RISK-FACTORS, ABNORMALITIES, PREVALENCE, GIRLS

Abstract

Objective: Turner syndrome (TS) is a chromosomal disorder caused by complete or partial X chromosome monosomy that manifests various clinical features depending on the karyotype and on the genetic background of affected girls. This study aimed to systematically investigate the key clinical features of TS in relationship to karyotype in a large pediatric Turkish patient population.