Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can i claim dla for my child with klinefelter syndrome

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Extra X chromosome: There is not a mutation in the conventional sense as none of the genes are abnormal. The phenotypic male, with a y chromosome, has more than on x chr ... Read More
2
2 comments
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
New mutation: Klinefelter syndrome happens in males who have an extra x chromosome (xxy). It happens when there is an error in separation of the "sex chromosomes, ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Genetic testing: Klinefelter's syndrome, or XXY chromosomes, has some very characteristic traits, such as a tall height, genitalia issues, and more. Talk to your doc a ... Read More
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
See your doctor : Please discuss with your doctor. A karyotype blood test should answer that question.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Confirmation first: See your primary care physician first and arrange a blood test (karyotyping) if he/she agrees.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Extra chromosome: Klinefelter syndrome occurs when a male is born with an extra sex chromosome.Their pattern is XXY instead of the normal xy. The defect results in decl ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Klinefelter syndrome: Klinefelter syndrome occurs only in men and is defined classically by a 47, XXY karyotype instead of the usual male sex complement (genotype xy). Thes ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Klinefelter : Klinefelter syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality in which a male has an extra x-chromosome in his cells. This usually leads to tall stature, wide hip ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Blood work: Have chromosomes tested.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Klinefelter: Because the hypogonadism associated with the syndrome one is prone to develop abdominal fat which is very difficult to get rid if, but it can be done ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Extra X chromosome: The phenotypic male, with a y chromosome, has more than on x chromosome, associated with poor testicular development, infertility and obesity.
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
See doctor: You should see an endocrinologist for the answer. There are physical features of klinefelters. The doctor can either confirm your suspicions or get ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Klinefelters: Most of the time these men have difficulty having children to do low sperm counts. Some klinefelter men are mosaics meaning only a percentage of their ... Read More
5
5 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month