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Turners Syndrome

Turner syndrome or Ullrich-Turner syndrome encompasses several conditions, of which monosomy X is most common. It is a chromosomal disorder in which all or part of one of the sex chromosomes is absent (unaffected humans have 46 chromosomes, of which 2 are sex chromosomes).

 

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Pregnancies Persist Among Women Taking Birth Defect Causing Acne Drug
Frequency of reported pregnancies and pregnancy-related adverse events among women taking acne drug isotretinoin was evaluated by the investigators at.....
New Implant Design Created For Rare Chest Muscle Birth Defect
Implants created using computer-aided design has shown good results in patients with rare chest muscle deformity, finds a new study. The findings of t.....
Congenital Heart Valve Defect: A Common Type of Birth Defect
Heart valves ensure that the beating heart drives blood flow in one direction. As the heart beats continuously over a lifetime, valve function must be.....
Children With Fragile X Syndrome Have a Bias Toward Threatening Emotion
Anxiety occurs at high rates in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common form of inherited intellectual disability. Children with co-oc.....
Better Measurement Tools Required To Treat Fragile X Syndrome
A newer and improved treatment outcome measurement tools for fragile X syndrome (FXS) and other several neurodevelopmental disorders needs to be devel.....


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Polymelia - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Polymelia is a rare birth defect in which a baby is born with more than the usual number of limbs. Polymelia can be prevented with proper prenatal screening... Read More
Pentalogy of Cantrell (Birth Disorder) - Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
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