Turner Syndrome takes place when an X chromosome is incomplete or missing. Due to this syndrome, the woman may be short in height. Her sexual characteristics may be underdeveloped. She may also not undergo puberty at the proper time. This is because due to the Turner Syndrome, the ovaries do not develop properly. Some other indicators of the Turner Syndrome are as follows: lower hairline at the back of the head, high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease and infertility. Turner Syndrome is generally diagnosed within a few months after birth in about half of the cases.
HOW IS TURNER SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The name of Turner Syndrome is derived from the name of Dr. Henry Turner, who, in 1938 brought the syndrome to light by publishing a report on it.