Early manifestations in a cohort of children prenatally diagnosed with 47,XYY. Role of multidisciplinary counseling for parental guidance and prevention of aggressive behavior

@inproceedings{Lalatta2012EarlyMI,
  title={Early manifestations in a cohort of children prenatally diagnosed with 47,XYY. Role of multidisciplinary counseling for parental guidance and prevention of aggressive behavior},
  author={Faustina Lalatta and Emanuela Folliero and Ugo Cavallari and Marina Di Segni and Barbara Gentilin and Roberto Fogliani and Donatella Quagliarini and Paola Vizziello and Federico Monti and Luigi Gargantini},
  booktitle={Italian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND An increasing number of foetuses are recognized as having double Y because of the widespread use of prenatal screening using chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis. 47, XYY karyotype occurs in about one out of 1,000 newborn males, but it is not often detected unless it is diagnosed during prenatal testing. Despite the fact that unbiased follow-up studies demonstrate largely normal post-natal development of young men with 47, XYY, there is a scarcity of controlled studies about… CONTINUE READING
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