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In the literature, cases of thrombosis in the venous system have been described in girls and women with Turner syndrome. By screening a group of women with Turner syndrome, the researchers wish to find out if this condition is more frequent in this patient population.
In the literature cases of thrombosis in the venous system has been described in girls and women with Turner syndrome. By screening a group of women with Turner syndrome we wish to find out if this condition is more frequent in this patient population. Participants are examined with screening blood tests evaluating thromboembolic disturbances.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Medical Department M (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Aarhus University Hospital
Active, not recruiting
University of Aarhus
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:33:42-0400
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