Recombinant Growth hormone response in Indian girls with Turner syndromeJournal: International Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Vol.4, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2018-12-18
Authors : Inderpal Singh Kochar Smita Ramachandran; Aashish Sethi;
Page : 001-003
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Turner syndrome (TS) is characterized by short statute and ovarian dysgenesis in females with one X chromosome and partial or complete absence of the second X. It has an estimated birth prevalence of 1/2000 to 1/5000 female live births . There is a global growth delay in TS characterized by slight intrauterine growth retardation, delayed growth during infancy and childhood, and lack of a pubertal growth spurt .
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