ROBERT S. SPARKES, M.D.; ARNO G. MOTULSKY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Most patients with the Turner syndrome are readily recognized on the basis of the clinical description given by Turner (1), although webbing of the neck and cubitus valgus seem to be less constant features than short stature and sexual infantilism. The variability of the clinical picture of the syndrome in both adults and children has previously been well-documented (2-4). Several different chromosomal anomalies involving absence of an entire X chromosome or part thereof have been described. Comparison of the clinical and the chromosomal findings in such patients has led Ferguson-Smith (5) to hypothesize that deletion of the short arm of
SPARKES RS, MOTULSKY AG. The Turner Syndrome with Isochromosome X and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Ann Intern Med. ;67:132–144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-132
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(1):132-144.
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