Mortality in women with turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study.

@article{Schoemaker2008MortalityIW,
  title={Mortality in women with turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study.},
  author={Minouk J. Schoemaker and Anthony J Swerdlow and Craig D. Higgins and Alan F. Wright and Patricia A. Jacobs},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 12},
  pages={4735-42}
}
CONTEXT Turner syndrome is characterized by complete or partial X chromosome monosomy. It is associated with substantial morbidity, but mortality risks and causes of death are not well described. OBJECTIVES Our objective was to investigate mortality and causes of death in women with Turner syndrome. DESIGN AND SETTING We constructed a cohort of women diagnosed with Turner syndrome at almost all cytogenetic centers in Great Britain and followed them for mortality. PATIENTS A total of 3,439… CONTINUE READING