Klinefelter syndrome

What is Klinefelter syndrome?

A chromosomal anomaly with chromosome count 47, XXY sex chromosome constitution; buccal and other cells are usually sex chromatin positive; patients are male in development but have seminiferous tubule dysgenesis resulting in azospenmia and infertility, elevated plasma and urinary gonadotropins, variable gynecomastia, and eunuchoid habitus; some patients have chromosomal mosaic syndrome, with two or more cell lines of different chromosome constitution; the male tortoise-shell cat (calico cat) is an animal model.

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Hi I m 18 yrs old and for the past few years I hav had gyno and I haven t seen and developement happening to my testicles and penis every thing is...

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Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have small testicle and Penis and have a doubt of yourself...

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i am a 43 yr old man, i was diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome when I was 24. over the years I have developed osteoarthritus, cant seem to get a...

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Thanks for using health care magic for asking your question. Klinefelter syndrome with osteoarthritis and depression is surely disabling and...

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I have a long, involved story regarding my 17 year old son s battle since he was 11 with leukemia 2 times, Klinefelter syndrome , compression...

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It seems like you are dealing with a lot of issues. I recommend that you consult a pediatric endocrinologist. I would like you to see a...

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