Published: 2021-05-25

A rare cause of progressive gait abnormality in a case of Turner syndrome

Ajinkya Patil, Rahul Jahagirdar, Kavita Srivastava, Sanjay Mankar


Turner syndrome is a commonly encountered chromosomal disorder affecting females, while Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a severe X-linked recessive disorder affecting males. Although theoretically possible, very few cases of DMD associated with Turner syndrome have been reported. We report an 8 year old girl who presented with a rare association of Turner syndrome mosaicism (45X/46XringX) with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


Muscular dystrophy, Turner syndrome, Gait abnormality, Weakness, Pediatrics

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