- What is XXY syndrome and what causes it?
- What are the symptoms of XXY syndrome?
- How is it diagnosed?
- What is the prognosis?
- What is the risk for other family members or future babies?
- What treatments/therapies/medications are recommended or available?
- How will my child and our family be impacted?
- Will my child be able to father children?
- If my son does have sperm extraction and fathers a child, will that child also have XXY syndrome?
- Rounded body type, overweight
- Hand tremors
- Decreased activity and endurance level
- Sleep abnormalities
- Difficulties in social situations (shy, immature, passive) with low self esteem
- Easily frustrated
- Autistic features
Klinefelter Syndrome Support Group
Links to support groups, information sources, and studies; started by a man who was not diagnosed with XXY syndrome until adulthood.
XXY Syndrome Support Group (AAKAIS)
Lists local support groups and meeting schedules; American Association for Klinefelter Syndrome Information and Support.
XXY Syndrome (MedlinePlus)
Brief information about causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, possible complications, and support groups; U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Klinefelter Syndrome (Genetics Home Reference)
Excellent, detailed review of condition for patients and families; U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Klinefelter Syndrome (GARD)
Information about cause, inheritance, treatment, and more of Klinefelter or XXY syndrome; Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center.
A Guide to Klinefelter Syndrome (AAKSIS)
Two-page brochure introducing basic concepts about the condition; American Association for Klinefelter Syndrome Information & Support.
What is Klinefelter Syndrome? (GSLC)
A brief overview of the genetics of Klinefelter (XXY) syndrome; Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah.
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