“The Klinefelter Syndrome: Current Management and Research Challenges”—From the scientific journal, Andrology, this article summarizes the concluding “Round Table Discussion” of the 2nd International Workshop on the Klinefelter Syndrome in Munster, Germany, March, 2016. Topics include syndrome characteristics, centers of competence for diagnosis and treatment, counseling, support groups, early screening, fertility, testosterone treatment, and basic research. Click here.
“Advances in the Interdisciplinary Care of Children with Klinefelter Syndrome”—This nearly 30-page story in the journal Advances in Pediatrics is directed at pediatricians and family physicians who treat children, and who may thus come across patients with Klinefelter syndrome. It alerts them to the risks the condition carries for neurodevelopmental and psychological complications, and suggests that diagnosis rates are likely to spike sharply upward given advances in genetics and prenatal neonatal screening. Click here.
“Expanding the Phenotype of Triple X Syndrome: A Comparison of Prenatal Versus Postnatal Diagnosis” —This cross-sectional study was published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics. It describes the diagnosis, physical aspects, medical problems, and neurodevelopmental features in a large cohort of females with 47, XXX. Click here.
“The Impact of Living with Klinefelter Syndrome: A Qualitative Exploration of Adolescents and Adults” — This research article examines the medical, psychological, and social challenges that arise in individuals with 47,XXY as well as providing practical recommendations for parents and professionals on how to meet these challenges. Click here.
Article Title: Cognitive and Neurological Aspects of Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies
Authors: David S. Hong and Allan L. Reiss
Date of Publication: March 2014
Presentation video/slides from the September 2017 meeting of the AXYS Southeastern Support Group, Atlanta, Georgia
Presented by Heather Nadler and Mark Biernath
Quality of Life in Men with Klinefelter Syndrome: The Impact of Genotype, Health, Socioeconomics, and Sexual Function
Article Title: Quality of life in men with Klinefelter syndrome: the impact of genotype, health, socioeconomics, and sexual function
Authors: Anne Skakkebæk, MD, PhD, Philip J. Moore, MS, Simon Chang, MD, Jens Fedder, MD, PhD, and Claus H. Gravholt, MD, DMSc
Date of Publication: July 2017
The Role of Genes, Intelligence, Personality, and Social Engagement in Cognitive Performance in Klinefelter Syndrome
Article Title: The role of genes, intelligence, personality, and social engagement in cognitive performance in Klinefelter syndrome
Authors: Anne Skakkebæk, Philip J. Moore, Anders Degn Pedersen, Anders Bojesen, Maria Krarup Kristensen, Jens Fedder, Peter Laurberg, Jens Michael Hertz, John Rosendahl Østergaard, Mikkel Wallentin, Claus Højbjerg Gravholt
Date of Publication: December 2016
Article Title: Behavioral and Social Phenotypes in Boys With 47,XYY Syndrome or 47,XXY Klinefelter Syndrome
Authors: Judith L. Ross, MD, David P. Roeltgen, MD, Harvey Kushner, PhD, Andrew R. Zinn, MD, PhD, Allan Reiss, MD, Martha Zeger Bardsley, MD, Elizabeth McCauley, PhD, and Nicole Tartaglia, MD
Date of Publication: April 2012