hrp0097p2-7 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

Survey of the Prevalence of Balance Issues in Turner Syndrome

Duncan Nicola , Todd Stacey , Smyth Arlene , Mason Avril , Kubba Haytham

Background: Turner Syndrome (TS) is commonly complicated by otological problems, of which middle ear infections, conductive and sensorineural hearing losses are most frequent. Middle ear infection and hearing loss, isolated or in combination, have putative roles in balance disturbance and may be related to the increased fracture risk exhibited in TS in adulthood. Our aim was to both establish the prevalence of balance problems in TS during childhood and explor...