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For additional information and resources, see: Turner Syndrome Society -- www.turnersyndrome.org[read article]

Tests for Turner Syndrome

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Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. Karyotype also refers to the actual collection of chro...  More
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An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart, allowing your doctor to monitor how your heart and its valves are functionin...  More
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Luteinizing hormone (LH) is an important hormone produced in both men and women. It plays a role in puberty, menstruation, and fertility. Your doctor may request a ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An magnetic resonance imaging test (MRI) uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making an surgical incision. An MRI allows your doc...  More
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A TSH test is used to measure the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. It will help your doctor determine if you need medication to treat hype...  More
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The follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) level test measures the level of FSH found within human serum. FSH is responsible for promoting and sustaining ovarian follic...  More
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Skeletal Maturity Survey
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Medical Procedures for Turner Syndrome

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Hormone therapy is a treatment for women going through menopause.The hormones estrogen and progesterone help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. They also play...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Turner Syndrome

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SOMATROPIN (soe ma TROE pin) is a man-made growth hormone. Growth hormone helps children grow taller and helps adults and children grow muscle. It is used to treat ...  More
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Self Care for Turner Syndrome

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Vitamin D, often called the sunshine vitamin, is an important nutrient. Its active form, called calcitriol, behaves like a hormone in the body. The body can produce...  More
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