Klinefelter syndrome in clinical practice

  title={Klinefelter syndrome in clinical practice},
  author={Anders Bo Bojesen and Claus H\ojbjerg Gravholt},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Urology},
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common sex-chromosome disorder; it affects approximately one in every 660 men. This syndrome is characterized by the presence of one or more extra X chromosomes, and the karyotype 47,XXY is the most prevalent type. The 'prototypic' man with Klinefelter syndrome has traditionally been described as tall, with narrow shoulders, broad hips, sparse body hair, gynecomastia, small testicles, androgen deficiency, azoospermia and decreased verbal intelligence. A less… CONTINUE READING
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