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What is XX male syndrome?

What is XX male syndrome?

  • XX male syndrome: A sex chromosome disorder in males which affects gonadal development and causes infertility. Males have XX chromosomes instead of the normal XY.

XX male syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that XX male syndrome, or a subtype of XX male syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list XX male syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

XX male syndrome: Introduction

Types of XX male syndrome:

Broader types of XX male syndrome:

Who gets XX male syndrome?

Gender Ratio for XX male syndrome: males only

How serious is XX male syndrome?

Complications of XX male syndrome: see complications of XX male syndrome

What causes XX male syndrome?

Causes of XX male syndrome: see causes of XX male syndrome

What are the symptoms of XX male syndrome?

Symptoms of XX male syndrome: see symptoms of XX male syndrome

Complications of XX male syndrome: see complications of XX male syndrome

Can anyone else get XX male syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of XX male syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of XX male syndrome

XX male syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for XX male syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and XX male syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for XX male syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for XX male syndrome.
Treatments for XX male syndrome: see treatments for XX male syndrome
Research for XX male syndrome: see research for XX male syndrome

Name and Aliases of XX male syndrome

Main name of condition: XX male syndrome

Other names or spellings for XX male syndrome:


XX male syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, XX male syndrome:


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