Turner's syndrome

Last reviewed 01/2018

Turner's syndrome individuals have a 45, XO karyotype and occur in the population with a frequency of 1 in 2500 live female births.

In this condition, gonadal hypoplasia is associated with a variety of somatic abnormalities. Diagnosis is often made during childhood or at puberty when the short stature and inability to keep up in growth with classmates is apparent.