X-chromosome gene dosage and the risk of diabetes in Turner syndrome.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Turner syndrome (TS) is caused by the absence or fragmentation of the second sex chromosome. An increased risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) has consistently been noted, but the specific phenotype and genetic etiology of this trait are unknown. METHODS In a prospective study, we examined the prevalence of DM in adult participants in an intramural… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2009-0384

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