What is the role of glucose testing in the diagnosis of Turner syndrome?

Updated: Mar 19, 2021
  • Author: Maala S Daniel, MBBS; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Abnormalities of glucose metabolism, including overt diabetes mellitus, are more common than in unaffected children.

Urinalysis for glucose should be performed at each follow-up visit with patients taking oxandrolone or human growth hormone.


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