KENNETH M. ROSEN, M.D.; DAVID K. SIROTA, M.D.; STANLEY C. MARINOFF, M.D.
Since 1938, when Turner (1) published his classical paper entitled "A Syndrome of Infantilism, Congenital Webbed Neck and Cubitus Valgus," much has been learned about the pathologic anatomy, physiology, and cytogenetics of this entity (2). The syndrome, which is also known as gonadal dysgenesis, may occur in the pure form (3) (that is, without other associated anomalies); however, most often it occurs with multiple associated congenital anomalies. To date, more than 20 such anomalies have been reported (4, 5).
Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, occasionally of massive proportions, has been described in patients with gonadal dysgenesis (5-9). Surgical exploration of these patients has
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ROSEN KM, SIROTA DK, MARINOFF SC. Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Turner's Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:145–150. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-145
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