Symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome
General information about symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome. Furthermore, symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome.
List of symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Klinefelter syndrome includes:
- No symptoms - some men are unaware they have an extra chromosome
- Enlarged male breasts - only severe in about 10% of cases
- Sparse facial hair
- Sparse body hair
- Small testes
- Inability to produce sperm
- Male infertility
- Rounded body type
- Overweight - somewhat more likely than in non-XXY males.
- Tallness - more likely to be taller than non-XXY males.
- Normal intelligence
- Language impairment
- Delayed language
- Delayed talking
- Difficulty reading
- Difficulty writing
- Normal sexuality - no increase in homosexuality.
More symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Klinefelter syndrome, underlying causes of Klinefelter syndrome, associated conditions for Klinefelter syndrome, risk factors for Klinefelter syndrome, or other related conditions.
Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:
Last revision: May 30, 2003
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