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Genetic Testing for Marfan Syndrome - Klinefelter -- The Disease
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- Genetic Testing for Marfan Syndrome
As part of making a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome, genetic testing can be useful. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it may not always provide additional information. This article describes the genetic tests used to help diagnose this condition.
- Heredity of Turner Syndrome
Although it is a genetic disorder, Turner syndrome is not hereditary in the conventional sense. This eMedTV page covers the heredity of Turner syndrome and explains how the condition is caused by random events during the formation of certain cells.
- History of Klinefelter Syndrome
The history of Klinefelter syndrome began in 1942, when the first report on this condition was published. This eMedTV resource traces the history of Klinefelter syndrome and talks about how the XXY chromosomal arrangement is somewhat common.
- Is Klinefelter Syndrome Hereditary?
Is Klinefelter syndrome hereditary? Although it does involve the genes, this condition is not hereditary. This eMedTV Web page discusses the genetic factors involved in Klinefelter syndrome and explains why the condition does not run in families.
- Is There a Cure for Marfan Syndrome?
Is there a cure for Marfan syndrome? As this eMedTV Web page explains, there is no cure, but there are several different treatment options that can minimize and prevent the complications of this disorder. This page talks about the search for a cure.
- Kleinfelder Syndrome
Klinefelter syndrome is a chromosomal condition that affects male sexual development. This eMedTV page further describes this condition, including what causes it and how it is treated. Kleinfelder syndrome is a common misspelling of Klinefelter syndrome.
- Kleinfelter Syndrome
As this eMedTV page explains, Klinefelter syndrome is a condition that affects sexual development in men. This page further describes this condition, including the causes and symptoms. Kleinfelter syndrome is a common misspelling of Klinefelter syndrome.
- Klinefeller Syndrome
Klinefelter syndrome is a health condition that interferes with male sexual development. This eMedTV article discusses possible signs of this condition, as well as treatment options. Klinefeller syndrome is a common misspelling of Klinefelter syndrome.
- Klinefelter -- The Disease
Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic condition that only occurs in males. This eMedTV article lists some common symptoms of the disease and explains how often Klinefelter syndrome occurs. A link to more in-depth information is also provided.