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The Turner Syndrome Society North Carolina Chapter represents the Turner Syndrome Society of the US. We provide support, education, and awareness in our local community.
What Is Turner Syndrome?
Turner Syndrome (TS) is a chromosomal condition that describes girls and women with common features that are caused by a or partial absence of the second sex chromosome. The syndrome is named after Dr. Henry Turner, who was among the first to describe its features in the 1930's. TS occurs in approximately 1 of 2,500 females born and in as many as 10% of all miscarriages.
Turner Syndrome may be diagnosed throughout the life span including adulthood, if signs are subtle.
More information can be found at the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States website: www.turnersyndrome.org
You are the best advocate to keeping you or your daughter healthy. Annual checkups are an important part of managing your care. Be sure your doctor knows the recommended screening for girls and women with Turner syndrome. Click on the check mark for a list of recommendations. Print it and take it to your doctor during your next checkup.
We need your help to make our chapter a success. There are a variety of ways you can help including coordinating an event, participating in awareness presentations, preparing and sending mail outs about TS, soliciting for donations, producing a quarterly newsletter, and more. If you are interested in helping contact Denise at firstname.lastname@example.org.