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Klinefelter's syndrome (47,XXXXY)

Klinefelter syndrome normally (47,XXY), the above shows another form of Klinefelter syndrome showing the 49, YXXXX form.

The syndrome was named after Dr. Harry Klinefelter, an endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, who first described it in 1942.

Reference

Klinefelter HF. (1986). Klinefelter's syndrome: historical background and development. South. Med. J. , 79, 1089-93. PMID: 3529433



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