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Wilson-Turner syndrome

Synonym(s) X-linked intellectual disability - gynecomastia - obesity
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance X-linked recessive
or X-linked dominant
Age of onset Childhood
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Wilson-Turner syndrome is characterised by intellectual deficit, obesity, gynecomastia, speech difficulties, tapering fingers and small feet. It has been described in 14 males from successive generations of the same family. Transmission is X-linked and the causative gene has been localised to the p21.1-q22 region of the X chromosome.

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