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Is there any place where you can find photos of Turner syndrome individuals?

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Pictures of individuals with Turner syndrome can be found on Turner Syndrome Foundation, or TSF, and the American Academy of Family Physicians, or AAFP. Short stories accompany the photos of Turner syndrome sufferers, as mentioned by TSF.

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An estimate of one out of every 2,500 females born worldwide are affected by Turner syndrome, which causes various physical or health issues, according to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, or NICHD. The majority of sufferers are very short, with adults reaching up to a height of around 4'8''. Some Turner syndrome patients suffer from health issues such as osteoporosis, thyroid disorder and kidney malformations or urinary infections. Those with the syndrome have a higher chance of acquiring Type 2 diabetes compared to non-sufferers.

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