Though Turner Syndrome is not usually detected until adolescence, it can also be diagnosed at birth, during adulthood, or, in the rare case that a patient is pregnant. Diagnosis is done with a series of tests that can include:
There is no cure as of yet for Turner Syndrome, but scientists can help a patient by giving several treatments to help with the complications and side effects.
As a child, a girl may be given growth hormone to help her grow taller. Most patients, with this aid, can reach an average height like any normal person.
Infertility is a common side effect of Turner Syndrome; however, a donor egg can be fertilized and surgically implanted into the woman’s uterus, or womb. With the proper medical care, she can give birth through the normal process without any complications.