Juvenile onset inflammatory bowel disease Is more common in people with Turner's syndrome

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6954.606 (Published 03 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:606
  1. A M Scammell
  1. County Hospital, Lincoln LN2 5QY
  2. Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU.

    EDITOR, - I believe that, in their paper on inflammatory bowel disease of juvenile onset, Anne Ferguson and David M Sedgwick do not adequately consider the possibility that the female patients who were growing particularly slowly had Turner's syndrome.1 They report on three women with a height of 140 to 145 cm, which is around the 50th centile for Turner's syndrome. …

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