Introduction: Klinefelter syndrome


Klinefelter syndrome: A rare chromosomal genetic syndrome where the person has XXY chromosomes instead of XY or XX. The person is usually male because of the Y chromosome, but has lower levels of testosterone and may have some female-like features (because there are two X chromosomes). Sterility is a possible complication. The rarer subtype XXXY syndrome may lead to retardation.

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Treatments for Klinefelter syndrome: Various information is available about treatments available for Klinefelter syndrome, or research treatments for other diseases.

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Last revision: May 30, 2003

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