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[A case of 48 XXYY Klinefelter's syndrome]

M Ikegami, K Hashimoto, N Onishi, M Iguchi, H Kiwamoto, T Kurita
Nihon Hinyƍkika Gakkai Zasshi. the Japanese Journal of Urology 1994, 85 (12): 1781-3
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We observed a patient with 48 XXYY Klinefelter syndrome who visited our hospital because of a short penis as chief complaint. The patient was a 21-year-old, tall and obese man. He had gynecomastia. The penis was short and bilateral testes were underdeveloped. Endocrinologically the LH and FSH showed high level and the testosterone was low. A diagnosis of very rare 48 XXYY Klinefelter was made based of the chromosomal analysis.

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