Klinefelter's

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What is Klinefelter's referred to as?
XXY
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How many boys are estimated to be born with this condition?
1 in 600
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When is the extra chromosome acquired?
After the baby is conceived, it's not inherited
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What are the symptoms?
Slow in reaching milestones, born with undescended testicles, poor muscle power, delayed communication, passive personality, difficulty socialising, difficulty expressing emotions, mild learning difficulty- low attention span, high rates of dyslexia
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What are the symptoms? Part 2
High rates of dyspraxia, growth spurts, widening of the hips, may be difficulties with sex drive and personality
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What does the lack of testosterone lead to?
A flabby body, low muscle tone, reduction of calcium in bones, small firm testicles, a small penis and lack of facial hair.
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What is the treatment?
Medication for low testosterone levels
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