Turner syndrome in Albania and the efficacy of its treatment with growth hormone.

@article{Hoxha2015TurnerSI,
  title={Turner syndrome in Albania and the efficacy of its treatment with growth hormone.},
  author={Petrit Hoxha and Anila Babameto-Laku and Gentian Vyshka and Klodiana Gjoka and Dorina Minxuri and Elira Myrtaj and Luljeta Çak{\"e}rri},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 11-12},
  pages={1227-34}
}
The aim of this study was the evaluation of Turner syndrome inside the Albanian population, its clinical, cytological and genetic characteristics, the accompanying pathologies, and the efficacy of the treatment with the growth hormone. We performed a retrospective analysis of 59 patients suffering from this syndrome (aging from 5 to 23 years old). The diagnosis of female patients suffering from Turner syndrome is delayed, with a mean age at the moment of diagnosis of 13.74 years (5-23 years… CONTINUE READING