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Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia

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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 0004-2730.  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.

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