Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Turner's Syndrome Treatment

There is no cure for Turner's syndrome. Treatment is directed at the complications of Turner's syndrome.

Treatment for Turner's syndrome includes:

  • Growth hormone therapy for Turner's syndrome:
    • Used during childhood, in order to increase height as an adult
  • Estrogen therapy for Turner's syndrome:
    • Used during puberty to stimulate female sexual development
  • Infertility treatment for Turner's syndrome:
    • Used to assist women who wish to conceive

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Turner's Syndrome References
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