Rare condition means years of injections for girl, 6

The family of a three year old girl from Newport are planning fundraising events to help their daughter who has a rare genetic condition.

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Turner Syndrome: Five quick facts

Here are some quick facts about Turner Syndrome.

  • Turner Syndrome affects around 1 in every 2,000 baby girls.
  • It's a rare condition caused by a missing or partially missing X sex chromosome.
  • Those with Turner Syndrome may be shorter than average.
  • Sufferers are also likely to be infertile.
  • There is no cure, but many symptoms can be treated.


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