DISEASES

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Human genes for Klinefelter's syndrome

Klinefelter's syndrome [DOID:1921]

Klinefelter syndrome, 47, XXY, or XXY syndrome is a condition in which human males have an extra X chromosome. While females have an XX chromosomal makeup, and males an XY, affected individuals have at least two X chromosomes and at least one Y chromosome. Because of the extra chromosome, individuals with the condition are usually referred to as "XXY Males", or "47, XXY Males".

Synonyms:  Klinefelter's syndrome,  DOID:1921,  Klinefelters syndrome,  Klinefelter's disease,  Klinefelter's disorder ...