Husband with Klinefelter syndrome has Kids

Hope of fathering children snatched away at 20.

Original Article by Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic When Fraser was diagnosed with Klinefelter Syndrome, it was possible he would never become a dad. Thanks to sperm donation, he is now a father to three boys. At 20 Fraser felt he and his partner Nina were still too young to consider starting a family, but then …

The Havoc of an Undetected Extra Chromosome

By JANE E. BRODY AUG. 31, 2004  The New York Times 2004 Sam’s parents began to suspect something was not quite right when at age 2, their son still was not walking and he said nothing that made any sense. Laboratory and neurological tests showed no abnormalities. But a genetic test revealed that Sam’s cells contained an …

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XXY Males – Klinefelter Syndrome

XXY Males – Klinefelter syndrome   HEALTH TOPIC BY GLENDA FAUNTLEROY DEC 2012 Although considered the most common chromosomal disorder in humans, the subtle symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome can result in a man living with the condition his entire life without ever being diagnosed. Klinefelter affects only males. Instead of having the usual XY chromosome …

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Sex Chromosome

Extraordinary Care Families have a place to turn for help with sex chromosome disorders.  Article By Pam Auchmutey Emory Health Digest Emma St. Germain (above right) talks with pediatric nurse practitioner Sharron Close (middle) and PhD nursing student Amy Blumling (left). Photo by: Jack Kearse Emma St. Germain, a dark-eyed, dark-haired eight-year-old, loves playing with dolls …

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XXYKindaGuy Sam Pierce

Klinefelter syndrome diagnosis a relief after childhood woes. February 16, 2018 The Courier News Letter Samuel Pierce (XXYKindaGuy) knew something was amiss growing up. He lacked hair growth and muscle mass, experienced numerous learning difficulties and at the age of 23 his “sex drive decided to die”. It was at that point he knew he …

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Graham with Klinefelter Syndrome

Graham, Mystery Writer Gemss Article LocationGemss Home Page At age 21, Graham loves to spend time on his favorite pastime of writing mysteries and screen plays. The topics vary but they often involve science-fiction. The stories have intrigue- like explorers going into a cave and finding gold but then someone is kidnapped and, and, and….they …

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The People Behind Colton’s XXXtraodinarY Cause

48XXXY More Information   By Marybeth Cale This article would not have been possible if it was not for The Living Rinebeck. Everyone has a story of course, but Michelle and Erik Hutchinson’s is extra moving. Their tale reminds us that with challenge comes opportunity – and when you use your own adversity to help others, …

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Extra X Chromosome

Mathew: How the Diagnosis of an Extra X Chromosome Helped Mathew Find Himself This article was written by Children’s Hospital Colorado In a tunnel beneath Willow Park Drive in Parker, Colorado, along the Sulphur Gulch Trail, a series of five-foot tall painted hands spells out “L-O-V-E O-T-H-E-R-S” in American Sign Language against a deep, vivid …

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XXY Syndrome Blood Test

Blood test could have revealed disorder far earlier The Washington Post, 24 Aug 2010 Years, wreaking havoc on families who struggle to figure out what is wrong. Looking for answers Adam was born four weeks early, and doctors told Driscoll and her husband, Toby, a math professor, that was the reason he had trouble feeding as …