XYY syndrome

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XYY syndrome

the theory that a man with an extra Y-chromosome is predisposed towards violence and aggression and hence the basis, usually unsuccessful, for a defence argument.
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Klinefelter syndrome or Down syndrome), or in a structurally abnormal but balanced karyotype.
Klinefelter syndrome - integrating genetics, neuropsychology and endocrinology.
Endocrinological issues and hormonal manipulation in children and men with Klinefelter syndrome. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 2013;163:16-26.
One male in 600 is born with Klinefelter syndrome. One female in each 1000 live births has Trisomy X.
Gravholt, "Bone geometry, volumetric density, microarchitecture, and estimated bone strength assessed by HR-pQCT in Klinefelter syndrome," Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vol.
(1) in 1960 for the first time as a rare type of Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY) because of presence of one more Y chromosome compared to Klinefelter syndrome.
Extragonadal germ cell tumours are often associated with Klinefelter syndrome. Hum Pathol 2006;37:477.
Ventriculomegaly found in a fetus with Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY) was also considered to be coincidental.
Jude Medcalf, 23, who has growth disorder Klinefelter syndrome and will get even taller, fired a BB gun at a woman through a window and stole Christmas presents and cash from an office.
In our September 2013 issue we have the following scientific contributions; The antibody response to endoplasmic reticulum stress in Hashimoto's thyroiditis; Obesity and insulin resistance: Management in diabetes; Klinefelter syndrome; Exenatide-induced acute renal failure; Cranium metastasis: An unusual presentation of differentiated thyroid carcinoma; Association of acromegaly and multiple myeloma; Radiocontrast-related leucocytoclastic vasculitis misdiagnosed as diabetic foot ulcer in a type 2 diabetic patient; DPP-4 Inhibition in Diabetic Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Boys with Klinefelter syndrome felt better about themselves and had a better quality of life after 2 years of low-dose androgen therapy, in a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Multicentric Castleman disease and systemic lupus erythematosus phenotype in a boy with Klinefelter syndrome: long-term disease stabilization with interferon therapy.