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Noonan syndrome


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An autosomal dominant condition of males who have all or some of the physical features of Turner’s syndrome in females but normal sex chromosomes. It is often associated with a low testosterone level and sometimes with reduced sperm production. Other features include cardiovascular defects and most affected individuals have short stature and mild mental retardation. J. Noonan (1921), US paediatrician

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