Physical Characteristics

About Klinefelter Syndrome

Klinefelter Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects approximately one in every 500 to 1,000 newborn males. It is caused by an extra X chromosome, resulting in the chromosomal make-up of XXY instead of the typical XY male pattern. This condition can affect physical and cognitive development, as well as social and emotional functioning. People …

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About Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21. This chromosomal abnormality affects physical and intellectual development, which can lead to a variety of health problems. People with Down Syndrome experience delays in motor skills, language, and cognitive development. They often have physical characteristics such as low muscle tone, short …

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