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  #1

what are the various hormonal levels in :

* turner's syndrome pt
*klinefelter's syndrome pt
*downs syndrome




  #2

turners should be INC IN FSH AND LH & dec in estrogen and progesterone


  #3

Turner's = as usmleasr stated: FSH & LH is up

Klinefelter's = FSH & LH is up, and low testerone

Down's synd= there is no major hormone of that big of importance afer birth, but for diagnostic/screening purpose, you can check for increased beta HCG, increased placental estrogen, and increased alpha fetoprotein


  #4

huh! i thought in Down's everything is DOWN?--AFP, estriol, HCG?
Thats what i remember.Kindly correct me if im wrong thanks! grin


  #5

DOWNS SYNDROME LOW AFP,LOW ESTRIOL, HIGH hCG
ALL THE THREE LOW IN TRISOMY 18
HIGH AFP IN NEURAL TUBE DEFECT


  #6

hay, i didn't know that about those changes in down's syndrome

I just wrote what I had in my personal notes from Kaplan live lectures. they must have stated it wrong. my apologies. thanks


  #7

thats ok :wink:it was not real exam..
just update your notes...
www-medlib.med.utah.edu/Web...IAL/PRENATAL/PRENATAL.html





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