- Klinefelter's syndrome
- XXY syndrome
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences
XXY/Klinefelter Syndrome in 2000: Expanding the Phenotype and Identifying New Research Directions, Thursday, August 31, 2000 - Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Location: NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
Description: The clinical and research objectives of this conference were to summarize current knowledge concerning the incidence of Klinefelter syndrome and its genetic (cytologic) basis, clarifying the role X-inactivation plays in the widely varied phenotype; summarize the spectrum of clinical features in XXY Klinefelter syndrome—reproductive dysfunction, structural anomalies, and neurologic/cognitive/behavioral dysfunction; review current treatment and management of hormonal deficiency, infertility, and neurologic/behavioral perturbation; summarize current beliefs concerning the biologic basis of functional defects; and delineate those new research areas that would benefit from more focused attention.