Phenotype and Adverse Quality of Life in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome

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Phenotype and Adverse Quality of Life in Boys with Klinefelter Syndrome

Journal of Pediatrics
Published: 2015
Authors: Sharron Close, PhD, MS, CPNP-PC, Ilene Fennoy, MD, MPH, Arlene Smaldone, PhD, CPNP-PC, and Nancy Reame, PhD, MSN

OBJECTIVES: To characterize associations among psychosocial well-being, physical phenotype, and sex hormones in a sample of youth with Klinefelter syndrome (KS). We hypothesized that KS physical traits (phenotype) are associated with adverse psychosocial health measures and that testosterone levels are associated with adverse
psychosocial health.

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2016-11-12T04:12:32+00:00Categories: 47,XXY (Klinefelter)|