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Fertility in women with Turner's syndrome. Case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  508669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A successful pregnancy in a woman with Turner's syndrome with a 45,X/46,XX karyotype is described. The literature contains reports of a total of nine pregnancies in seven women with a 45,X karyotype and 56 pregnancies in 23 women with mosaicism and a 45,X cell line, as well as a 46,XX and/or 47,XXX cell line. Fifteen of the latter 56 pregnancies ended in spontaneous abortion (27 per cent), and four ended in the delivery of a stillborn child; 12 of the 37 liveborn infants (32 per cent) had a physical or mental abnormality, and 8 (22 per cent) had a chromosome abnormality. Three had Down's syndrome, and five had a 45,X cell line. Due to the relatively high (8 per cent) incidence of Down's syndrome among liveborn infants of women with Turner's syndrome, amniocentesis for fetal karyotyping should be advised.
Authors:
J Nielsen; I Sillesen; K B Hansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1979 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-02-15     Completed Date:  1980-02-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  833-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Fertility*
Fertilization
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Karyotyping
Menstruation
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications
Turner Syndrome* / genetics

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