Klinefelter's Syndrome

By Tyler jay

Basic info

  • Klinefelter's syndrome is a condition that occurs in men as a result of an extra X chromosome. Normal humans have 46 chromosomes two of these are sex chromosomes that determine the gender


  • Men are the only affected by this disease because it happens with the xxy sex chromosomes.


Characteristics

Symptoms

  1. Small firm testes
  2. Small penis
  3. Sparse pubic
  4. Abnormal body proportions
  5. Enlarged breasts
Men with this condition should expect a normal productive life along with having a normal life span.



Cause

The type of mutation is when you have abnormal amount of chromosomes

The chromosome that is affected in this condition is the X chromosome

Treatment