Noonan's syndrome


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Noonan's syndrome

 [noo´nanz]
the male phenotype of turner's syndrome, with short stature, webbed neck, low nuchal hairline, low-set ears, and the elbow deformity cubitus valgus; valvular pulmonary stenosis, rather than coarctation of the aorta, is often present.

Noonan's syndrome

the phenotype of Turner's syndrome (webbed neck, ptosis, hypogonadism, congenital heart disease, and short stature) without gonadal dysgenesis. Formerly called male Turner's syndrome until the female counterpart was identified.
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The Northfield School pupil was diagnosed with Noonan's Syndrome when she was six days old.
and I said no, because I knew nothing about Noonan's Syndrome.
I looked up Noonan's Syndrome in reference books, but didn't know what more than half the words meant.
They formed a strong relationship which led to the setting up of a national, and later international, support group called the Noonan's Syndrome Society.
The twins have a rare condition called Noonan's Syndrome, which causes severe health problems including blindness and heart and lung defects.
The twins inherited Noonan's Syndrome from their dad Steve, who has it so mildly he did not know about it.