The term monosomy is used to describe the absence of one member of a pair of chromosomes. Therefore, there is a total of 45 chromosomes in each cell of the body, rather than For example, if a baby is born with only one X sex chromosome, rather than the usual pair either two X's or one X and one Y sex chromosomethe baby would be said to have "monosomy X.
Turner syndrome TS is a genetic condition found in females only. It affects about 1 in every 2, girls. Girls with Turner syndrome are usually shorter than their peers.
Turner syndrome is a rare chromosomal disorder that affects females. The disorder is characterized by partial or complete loss monosomy of one of the second sex chromosomes. Turner syndrome is highly variable and can differ dramatically from one person to another.
This page describes various types of chromosomal problems that can occur in newborn babies. Down syndrome trisomy 21trisomy 18, trisomy 13, and various other conditions are discussed. Chromosomal abnormalities are common causes of birth defects that can affect the brain and other parts of the body.
Turner syndrome TSalso known 45,Xor 45,X0is a genetic condition in which a female is partly or completely missing an X chromosome. Turner syndrome is not usually inherited from a person's parents. No cure for Turner syndrome is known.
The X chromosome is one of the two sex-determining chromosomes allosomes in many organisms, including mammals the other is the Y chromosomeand is found in both males and females. It is a part of the XY sex-determination system and X0 sex-determination system. The X chromosome was named for its unique properties by early researchers, which resulted in the naming of its counterpart Y chromosome, for the next letter in the alphabet, following its subsequent discovery.
Swyer syndrome is a condition that affects sexual development. Sexual development is usually determined by an individual's chromosomes; however, in Swyer syndromesexual development does not match the affected individual's chromosomal makeup. People usually have 46 chromosomes in each cell.
It causes many traits and problems. Girls with TS are shorter than most girls. They may also have other health problems such as heart or kidney problems.