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Chromosome Structure XY & Variations
Chromosome Structure XY & Variations @ 2017
What treatments are available for 47,XXY?
The symptoms of 47,XXY can be treated and managed throughout childhood with occupational, physical and speech therapy as well as other support services. Teaching methods can help achieve academic success despite learning difficulties. Adolescents who have reached the age of puberty and adults often require supplemental testosterone because their bodies make insufficient hormone to help them develop male secondary sex characteristics such as facial hair, a deep voice, and male pattern muscle and fat distribution.
Testosterone - is an important factor for Individuals whose testosterone levels are low may feel fatigued, anxious and depressed. Children who are reaching adolescence should be evaluated by a endocrinologist who can determine when hormone therapy should begin, depending on blood tests.