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Turner syndrome: clinical review

Turner syndrome: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


January 13, 2017


November 14, 2017

Programme Description

In this article Dr Amish Chinoy and Dr Raja Padidela discuss this condition caused by loss of the X chromosome. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include clinical features of Turner syndrome, comorbidities, management and early referral.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, GPs should be better able to:
  • Understand that TS is characterised by short stature and premature gonadal failure
  • Describe comorbidities associated wtih TS
  • Explain the prognosis of TS
  • Be aware of lifestyle interventions that can be made in primary care
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Professor Peter Clayton
    Professor of child health and paediatric endocrinology
    University of Manchester

    Dr Raja Padidela
    Consultant paediatric endocrinologist
    Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

    Updated in 2016 by:
    Dr Amish Chinoy
    Paediatric endocrine registrar
    Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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