A RARE CASE OF TURNER SYNDROME PRESENTING WITH PRIMARY AMENORRHEA: A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW

  • Clementine UWIZEYEMARIYA Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department.
  • Safae AMMOURI Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department
  • Suzanne DOUGNON Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department
  • Hanae ZNIBER Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department
  • Asmae GRINE Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department
  • Reda BRAHMI Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department.
  • Aziz BAIDADA Mohamed V University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department
Keywords: Turner Syndrome, X-chromosome, primary amenorrhea, ovarian failure

Abstract

Turner Syndrome is one of the important chromosomal disorders characterized by loss (total or part) of sex chromosome. Here we report a 19 years old female who consulted for primary amenorrhea. The patient presents a normal stature; poorly developed secondary sexual characters. Abdomen ultrasound, revealed streak gonads with small atrophic uterus.

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Published
2015-06-30
Section
Case Report