Karyotype

turner syndrome
turner syndrome
Turner Syndrome Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that describes girls and women with common features that are caused by complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome. This syndrome was named after Dr. Henry Turner, who was among the first to describe it features in the 1930s. It occurs in appromiately 1 in 2,000 live female birhts and in as many as 10 percent if all miscarriages. Its diagnosed through a test called a karyotype, performed in cells in the amniotic fluid befor