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XXY syndrome

Introduction: XXY syndrome

Description of XXY syndrome

XXY 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 ...more

XXY syndrome: See also:

Klinefelter syndrome:
  »Introduction: Klinefelter syndrome
  »Symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome
  »Treatments for Klinefelter syndrome

XXY syndrome: A common sex chromosomal anomaly in males characterized mainly by small testes with tubular hyalinization, azospermia with infertility, slight breast enlargement, elevated urinary gonadotropins, and decreased urinary 17-ketosteroids. Dull mentality has been noted. The affected individuals appear normal after birth, except for small testes. Most characteristic features become evident at adolescence as hypogonadism, gynecomastia, incomplete virilization with variable eunuchoidism, and dull mentality. Without testosterone therapy, most adult patients may become obese. Occasional abnormalities may include cryptorchidism, hypospadias, ataxia, scoliosis during adolescence, and diabetes mellitus in adulthood.
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XXY syndrome as a Disease

XXY syndrome: Another name for Klinefelter syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Klinefelter syndrome
  »Symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome
  »Treatments for Klinefelter syndrome

XXY syndrome: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of XXY syndrome (Klinefelter syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of XXY syndrome incude:

Treatments for XXY syndrome (Klinefelter syndrome)

Treatments for XXY syndrome (Klinefelter syndrome) include:

  • Surgery - for enlarged male breasts.
  • Testosterone
  • Educational support - for language difficulties.

Treatment of XXY syndrome: For more treatment information about XXY syndrome, see treatment of Klinefelter syndrome (XXY syndrome)

XXY syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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