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A diagnosis of Turner syndrome may be suspected when there are a number of typical physical features observed such as webbed neck, a broad chest and widely spaced nipples.
Turner syndrome is not usually inherited in families. Turner syndrome occurs when one of the two X chromosomes normally found in women is missing or incomplete.
Symptoms: Girls who have Turner syndrome are shorter than average.
Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that alters development in females.
Treatment of Turner Syndrome: During childhood and adolescence, girls may be under the care of a pediatric endocrinologist, who is a specialist in childhood conditions of the hormones and metabolism.