Essay On Klinefelter Syndrome

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Klinefelter syndrome, also known as ‘47,XXY’ and
‘XXY’ is found in males, this is due to the fact that the host male gets another X chromosome. The image on the right you can see the extra chromosome with the pair of sex chromosomes. Usually there are only two chromosomes that determine the sex, one from opposite sexes but when it comes to Klinefelters Syndrome there is an extra X chromosome. Because this due to the additional chromosome it can described as a chromosome disorder. The frequency of getting affect by
Klinefelter syndrome is 1in 500 to 1,000 newborn males. Klinefelter syndrome isn’t inherited but occurs as random event during the formation of reproductive cells in a parent.
SYMPTOMS AT BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD
Birth:
Small Penis
Undescended
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Most people with the syndrome are not diagnosed until they are adults but sign of the syndrome show up as you grow to become an adult. If they are early dragonised they can receive help to overcome any problems that are caused by Klinefelter
Syndrome
KLINEFELTER SYNDROME SYMPTOMS DIAGRAMS
GENETICS OF THE DISEASE
While Klinefelter Syndrome is a genetic disorder it isn’t inherited by any of the male and female counter parts.
This is caused by the additional X chromosome which is can described as an error in cell division called meiosis causes an reproductive cell to have abnormal number of chromosomes. The image on the right clearly shows the karyotype for Klinefelter syndrome and were the chromosome disorder is. Klinefelter syndrome is a chromosomal mutation due to the extra sex chromosome. It is a chromosomal disorder but is still due to the fact that it is random event.
GENETICS OF THE DISEASE
The additional X chromosome I found with the other two sex chromosomes making it a total of 47 chromosomes instead of 46 which leads to the male child's hormonal and sexual related abnormalities as the grow up. Klinefelter syndrome can be diagnosed through a physical examination, chromosome analysis, blood test and semen

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