Turner syndrome: Clinical features

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This mnemonic might sound strange on first read. But it involves almost all features of Turner syndrome.

  • Short stature
  • Impaired visuospatial processing
  • Reduced IQ
  • High arched palate
  • Fish like mouth
  • Low set ears
  • Autoimmune thyroid disease
  • Webbed neck
  • Widely spaced nipples
  • Shield chest
  • Hypertension
  • CAD, Coarctation of Aorta
  • Aortic root dilatation
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Horse-shoe kidney
  • IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  • Streak gonads
  • Wide carrying angle of elbow
  • LFT- Abnormal
  • DM-Type 2
  • Gonadoblastoma
  • Reduced bone mineral density
  • Lymphoedema of hands & feet

 

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