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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Blood work: Have chromosomes tested.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Klinefelter syndrome is the presence of an extra x chromosome in a male (xxy instead of xy).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
XXY: IT IS THE EXTRA X chromosome in cells that lead the clinical characteristics of KS
A 56-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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 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
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 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

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