Turner syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs in approximately one out of every 2,000 female births. It occurs when one of the X chromosomes is missing our partially missing. It causes a variety of health and development issues, including early ovarian failure.
At Baystate Reproductive Medicine, specialized care is offered to adult women with Turner syndrome. Dr. Kelly Lynch has a special interest in the unique problems facing women with Turner syndrome, and she and her staff will help educate patients and their families about preventive healthcare and supporting optimal wellness.
Women with Turner syndrome may benefit from hormone therapy, and some may be able to become pregnant with an egg donor. If you have Turner syndrome, pregnancy can pose significant risks. It's important to speak with an expert in the field of reproductive endocrinology.