hrp0082p2-d3-611 | Turner Syndrome | ESPE2014

Epidemiology of Turner Syndrome in Iceland 1968–2012

Sigmarsdottir Arndis Audur , Johannsson Johann Heidar , Sigurjonsdottir Helga Agusta , Thorsson Arni V

Introduction: Turner syndrome (TS) is a common genetic disorders with an estimated range of occuring in 25–210 per 100 000 liveborn females. In Denmark the prevalence of TS has been found to be 40 per 100 000 liveborn females. Our aim was to study the epidemiology of TS in Iceland for the period of 1968–2012.Methods: Primary source of data were hospital records and records from all pediatric endocrinologists in Iceland. To validate the data the...

hrp0084p3-1235 | Turner | ESPE2015

Turner Syndrome in Iceland 1968–2012: Congenital Anomalies and Clinical Outcomes

Sigmarsdottir Arndis A , Johannsson Johann H , Sigurjonsdottir Helga A , Thorsson Arni V

Background: In 1968 a cytogenetics laboratory was established at the University Hospital, Reykjavik and has since then served as the only chromosomal laboratory for all hospitals and physicians in Iceland. Our current aim was to study the physical features, congenital anomalies and various clinical outcomes in Icelandic females, diagnosed with Turner syndrome (TS) for the period of 1968–2012.Method: Data was obtained from hospital records, from all ...