Essays Tagged: "Klinefelter Syndrome"

Ten Genetic Diseases.

second sex chromosome is absent. Turner Syndrome has an X-linked nondisjunction inheritance patternKlinefelter Syndrome is a disorder that affects people by giving them an extra sex chromosome. It is ... g them an extra sex chromosome. It is X-linked nondisjunction and abbreviated by 47XXY. People with Klinefelter Syndrome are male in appearance but during puberty their sex organs do not develop and t ...

(3 pages) 71 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biology Project- Cri Du Chat

called a genetic disorder. There are many examples of genetic disorders such as Turner's syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome or Down's syndrome, but the disorder that this report discusses is "Cri Du Ch ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Study Notes on Cytogenetics

resence of an extra copy of chromosome 21 (47, +21)Turner syndrome- monosomy of X chromosome (45, X)Klinefelter syndrome- aneuploidy of sex chromosomes involving XXY condition (47, XXY)XYY karyotype- ... t. Patau syndrome (47, +13) shows cleft lip, palate, polydactyl, eye defects, and protruding heels. Klinefelter syndrome (47, XXY) shows breast development and poor sexual development. Down syndrome ( ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

List of Genetic Disorders

Klinefelter's syndrome is a condition caused by a chromosome nondisjunction in males; affected indiv ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

A Detailed Explanation of Gynecomastia

n may reveal signs of liver failure and the testes should be examined for asymmetric enlargement in Klinefelter's syndrome. The doctor may consider liver function tests of a karyotype if Kleinfelter's ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Genetic Disorders

r of each eye, a flattened bridge of the nose, and a large, protruding tongue. A person with Klinefelter syndrome, which affects about 1 in 500 males, has two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Klinefelter's Syndrome

Klinefelter's SyndromeKlinefelter's syndrome, commonly known as "KS" is a genetic disorder that is o ... he fetus. However many affected males go undiagnosed and untreated. KS was first discovered by H.F. Klinefelter in 1942. This disease affects about one in one 450 males that are born. Klinefelter's s ... online communities and forums. (Bock 1993)Reference PageBock, Robert (August 1993). "Understanding Klinefelter Syndrome: A Guide for XXY Males and their Families" . NIH Pub. No. 93-3202 . Eunice Kenn ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology