Klinefelter syndrome

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Klinefelter syndrome
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47,XXY
Clessification an freemit resoorces
SpecialtyMedical genetics
ICD-10Q98.0-Q98.4
ICD-9-CM758.7
MedlinePlus000382
eMedicineped/1252
Patient UKKlinefelter syndrome
MeSHD007713

Klinefelter syndrome or Klinefelter's syndrome (KS) (/ˈklnfɛltər/) an aa kent as 47,XXY or XXY, is the set o symptoms that result frae twa or mair X chromosome in males.[1] The primary featur is sterility.[1] Eften symptoms mey be subtle an mony fowk dae nae realize thay are affectit. Sometimes symptoms are mair prominent an mey include weaker muscles, greater hicht, puir coordination, less body hair, smawer genitals, breast growth, an less interest in sex.[2] Eften it is anly at puberty that these symptoms are noticed.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Klinefelter Syndrome (KS): Overview". http://www.nichd.nih.gov/. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2013-11-15. Retrieved 15 March 2015. External link in |website= (help)
  2. "What are common symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome (KS)?". Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2013-10-25. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  3. "How do health care providers diagnose Klinefelter syndrome (KS)?". Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2012-11-30. Retrieved 15 March 2015.