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Patients with Turner syndrome have only one X chromosome instead of two X chromosomes, according to MedicineNet. Affecting only girls, Turner syndrome hinders growth and delays the onset of puberty, which often leads to ... More »

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Symptoms of Turner syndrome, such as a collection of fluid around the back of the neck along with heart and kidney abnormalities, are often observable by ultrasound before a girl is born. Infants experience delayed growt... More »

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Henry Turner discovered Turner syndrome by observing patients with endocrine disorders, according to Healio.com. His work as a consulting endocrinologist paved the way to his discovery of the syndrome. More »

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Henry Turner discovered Turner syndrome by observing patients with endocrine disorders, according to Healio.com. His work as a consulting endocrinologist paved the way to his discovery of the syndrome. More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, Down syndrome occurs in three variations and is caused by additional genetic material from chromosome 21. Cell division errors cause the chromosome abnormalities. The majority of Down syndrome c... More »

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DiGeorge syndrome is a genetic condition that affects chromosome 22, states Mayo Clinic. This syndrome causes children to have poor body development of many bodily systems. More »

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Down syndrome is a condition that occurs when a person has an additional copy of chromosome 21, explains the National Down Syndrome Society. As of 2015, Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition. Individuals... More »

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