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Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

No: The two syndromes have some similar features, but they are different syndromes that are unrelated. Klinefelter syndrome is caused by ahaving at least one extra x chromosome in a person who has a y chromosome (normal male=46 xy, klinefelter=47xxy). Typical marfan syndrome is caused by a mutation in fbn1, coding for fibrillin-1. ...Read more

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Do you know if XXY klinefelter's syndrome related to marfan's syndrome?

Superficially: Both tend to make the person tall and slender. Neither causes the other. ...Read more

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If a man has big hips mean that he has klinefelter syndrome (xxy) ?

If a man has big hips mean that he has klinefelter syndrome (xxy) ?

No: Body build depends on a great many factors. If XXY tends to produce taller stature and wider hips, that proves nothing about any individual. I don't think anyone will ask Mr. Jackman (photo) whether he has Klinefelter's. ...Read more

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I think I have klinefelter syndrome. Help?

I think I have klinefelter syndrome. Help?

See your doctor : Please discuss with your doctor. A karyotype blood test should answer that question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about klinefelter syndrome?

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 decline in testosterone production with age and a loss of fertility in adulthood. ...Read more

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Why can't a woman get klinefelter syndrome?

Why  can't a woman get klinefelter syndrome?

Males only: It is XXY chromosomes....A male with anextra x. Since a woman never has a y chromosome she cannot have an XXY syndrome. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about klinefelter syndrome?

Does anyone know about klinefelter syndrome?

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 hips, gynecomastiathis ie breast tissue, low testosterone, small penis size, small testicles, some learning issues. There is a klinefelter syndrome society website full of info. Kss.Org check it out. ...Read more

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Can i lose fat if I have klinefelter syndrome?

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 with great patience. ...Read more