What is included in the outpatient care of Klinefelter syndrome?

Updated: Mar 23, 2020
  • Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Management of Klinefelter syndrome includes the following:

  • Endocrinologist - To assist in management and treatment with testosterone replacement therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Behavioral consultation
  • Regular exercise and upper body strengthening 

The Association for X and Y Chromosome Variations (AXYS) is an outreach and outpatient group that serves individuals and their families affected by X and Y chromosome aneuploidies, such as Klinefelter syndrome and its variants. Their web address is www.axysgenetic.org.


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