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2019 Nov 15

Birth Defects Res



Circle of Willis anomalies in Turner syndrome: Absent A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery.


Kruszka P, Buscetta A, Acosta MT, Banks N, Addissie YA, Toro C, Luby M, Latour L, Vezina G, Page DC, Muenke M
Birth Defects Res. 2019 Nov 15; 111(19):1584-1588.
PMID: 31626395.


Turner syndrome (TS) is the most common sex chromosome disorder in women and is associated with a higher than expected death rate secondary to cerebrovascular disease, including stroke. This study evaluates the cerebral vascular anatomy of individuals with TS.