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CHAGOYEN MENDEZ, Esther María; ALVAREZ MONTERO, José Agustín  and  ZUNIGA VACA, Carmen Isabel. Turner syndrome in an adolescent. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.6, pp.720-724. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 17 years Ecuadorian white adolescent is presented who was born from a normal pregnancy and eutocic delivery. After birth, a genetic study that showed the presence of a X0 Karyotype was carried out, reason why she was diagnosed Turner syndrome. She was operated of hypoplastic aortic arch when she was 3 years with a favorable clinical course. At the present time the patient has short height with ears of low implantation, as well as high implantation of the hair in the back of the neck, flat thorax in shield form, scarce pubic hair and amenorrhea

Keywords : adolescent; Turner syndrome; hypoplastic aortic arch; Ecuador.

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