Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia
On-line version ISSN 1677-9487
COLLETT-SOLBERG, Paulo Ferrez et al. Endocrine diseases, perspectives and care in Turner syndrome. Arq Bras Endocrinol Metab [online]. 2011, vol.55, n.8, pp.550-558. ISSN 1677-9487. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27302011000800008.
Turner syndrome is a frequent chromosome disorder in clinical practice. It is characterized by short stature, gonadal dysgenesia and multisystemic involvement, responsible for a high morbidity and reduced life expectancy. The aim of the present paper is to describe the endocrinopathies and major problems at different ages, and to present suggestion for follow-up care in these patients.
Keywords : Turner syndrome; endocrinopathies; rhGH treatment; estrogen HTR.