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XXXY syndrome

XXXY syndrome as a Disease

XXXY syndrome: Type of or association with medical condition Klinefelter syndrome.
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XXXY syndrome: Related Diseases

XXXY syndrome: XXXY syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

XXXY syndrome as a subtype of Klinefelter syndrome

Klinefelter syndrome (medical condition): A genetic condition where males have at least one extra X chromosome or extra copies of both the X and Y chromosomes in each cell. Normally male cells contain one X and one Y chromosome in each cell. The condition is not inherited but is a result of problems during cell division. Klinefelter syndrome variants is a more severe form of the condition as it involves more than one extra X or X and Y chromosome in each cell.

Klinefelter syndrome (medical condition): 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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