A client has genetic screening showing she has a fetus with Turner syndrome. What do you tell her about this disorder? Select all that apply.

 

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- It is a result of having an extra x chromosome.

- Her child will likely be infertile.

- Her child will have an elevated stature.

- The child will be mentally retarded.

- The child will have normal cognition.

Rationale

Turner syndrome always happens in girls who have an XO chromosome status. They have normal cognition/IQ but are infertile and have a shortened stature. Because they are infertile, it is not passed on to future generations.

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