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Turner’s Syndrome Society of Canada



Address

2100 Thurston Drive Unit 7A
Ottawa
Ontario, K1G 4K8 Canada

Phone

6133212267

Fax

6133212268

800 Number

8004656744

Email Address

info@turnersyndrome.ca

Description

The Turner's Syndrome Society of Canada is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families affected by Turner's syndrome. Turner’s syndrome is a rare chromosomal disorder that affects 1 in approximately 2,500 females. Females normally have two X chromosomes. However, in those with Turner's syndrome, one X chromosome is absent or is damaged. Affected females may exhibit short stature, webbing of the neck, absence of secondary sexual development, infertility, and/or other abnormalities. Established in 1981, the Turner's Syndrome Society provides support services and disseminates up-to-date medical information to affected families, physicians and other healthcare professionals, and the general public.

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