"Klinefelter Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of male HYPOGONADISM, characterized by the presence of an extra X CHROMOSOME, small TESTES, seminiferous tubule dysgenesis, elevated levels of GONADOTROPINS, low serum TESTOSTERONE, underdeveloped secondary sex characteristics, and male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE). Patients tend to have long legs and a slim, tall stature. GYNECOMASTIA is present in many of the patients. The classic form has the karyotype 47,XXY. Several karyotype variants include 48,XXYY; 48,XXXY; 49,XXXXY, and mosaic patterns ( 46,XY/47,XXY; 47,XXY/48,XXXY, etc.).
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- Klinefelter Syndromes
- Syndrome, Klinefelter
- Syndromes, Klinefelter
- XXY Syndrome
- Syndrome, XXY
- Syndromes, XXY
- XXY Syndromes
- Klinefelter's Syndrome
- Klinefelters Syndrome
- Syndrome, Klinefelter's
Klinefelter Syndrome, Variants
- Klinefelter Syndrome, Variants
- Klinefelter Syndromes, Variants
- Syndrome, Variants Klinefelter
- Syndromes, Variants Klinefelter
- 48,XXYY Syndrome
- Xxyy Syndrome
- Syndrome, Xxyy
- Syndromes, Xxyy
- Xxyy Syndromes
- XXY Trisomy
- Trisomies, XXY
- Trisomy, XXY
- XXY Trisomies
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Klinefelter Syndrome" by people in Profiles.
Aaronson IA. Terminology for disorders of sex development: clarity or confusion? J Urol. 2011 Feb; 185(2):388-9.
Stuart SW, King CH, Pai GS. Autism spectrum disorder, Klinefelter syndrome, and chromosome 3p21.31 duplication: a case report. MedGenMed. 2007 Dec 18; 9(4):60.