Clinfelter syndrome, or XXY syndrome, is the most frequent genetic disorders among men: it occurs in the 576 in 1, according to a study done by a psychiatric hospital in the early 90s in Denmark in the early 90s.
There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in humans and the next determines our sex. In the case of women, it has two distinct chromosomes (XX) and in men's case, two separate chromosomes (XY) are composed.
Men with this syndrome have at least one X, which in most cases leads to carotethtes such as Carotype 47, XXY or rare cases 48, XXXY or 49, XXXXY. Therefore, clinefalter syndrome is also called XXY syndrome.
Lack of testosterone production is the main result, Male sex hormone Men's bodies do not arise naturally, so many people get the senses every month because they seek syndrome.
In many humans with clinhealter, however, genitals are not fully developed and remain small, which hinders testosterone production.
As a result, the breasts may grow more than usual and youth may or may not be delayed.
Considering the low production of hormones, fertility is affected. If syndrome is initially detected, sterility can also be prevented.
In addition, according to the United States National Library of Medicine, they increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, blood clots, involuntary tremors, breast cancer, osteoporosis, rumatoid arthritis and lupus.
"The problem is that many people do not diagnose," he says. It is a condition that is so little known that people who suffer it also can not understand it"Diego Yeste, head of the pediatric obstetric unit of Val d'Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, says.
Currently, Diagnosis of Cliniflator Syndrome in Spain Ammonysensis is considered more and more thanks to what is done during pregnancy.
An eminotic fluid sample is extracted, which is analyzed to detect genetic changes like this. Due to serious incompatibility with the fetus, the mother may request an abortion during the first 22 weeks.