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Women with Turner Syndrome (TS) have a short reproductive lifespan and pregnancy is considered high risk.
Literature search on the management and fertility in women with TS.
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Fertility preservation with ovarian tissue cryopreservation can be considered.
Preconception care includes counseling on various options for attaining pregnancy, body mass index, screening for hypertension, PAP testing, thyroid function testing, fasting blood glucose, vitamin D levels, liver funtion tests (LFTs), renal function tests, echocardiography, Maternal-fetal medicine consultation, nutrition counseling, renal ultrasound, hepatic ultrasound if LFTs are abnormal, pelvic ultrasound, echocardiogram, bone mineral density.
Risks during pregnancy include increased risk for miscarriage (29%), fetal death (2%), small for gestaional age (18%-28%), prematurity (12%), thyroid dysfunction (22%), gestational diabetes (15%-17%), preeclamp...