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The Turner syndrome or Ullrich-Turner syndrome is due to an X chromosomal abnormality, which manifests itself primarily on the basis of a short stature and the absence of puberty. Turner syndrome affects almost all girls (about 1 in 3, 000). What is Turner Syndrome? Turner's syndrome is a gonadal dysgenesis (absence of functional germ cells), which is usually due to a lack of X chromosome (monosomy X) or chromosomal abnormalities and of which almost exclusively women can be affected