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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 683-684

Unusual presentation of Klinefelter syndrome


Department of Endocrinology, N.R.S. Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Chanchal Das
C/O - Sri Tirtha Kumar Chakravorty, 15/1 K.K. Road, Near Doli Villa, Haridevpur, Kolkata - 700 082, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.123567

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Introduction: Klinefelter syndrome usually presents in the puberty and adulthood with its characteristic features. We report a boy who had Klinefelter syndrome with hypospadias and hydrocele. Case Note: Six and half year old boy had complaints of genitourinary problem in the form of hypospadias, small phallus and hydrocele. Karyotyping showed 47,XXY. Conclusion: This case illustrates that Klinefelter syndrome was presented in the infancy with hypospadias and hydrocele which are very uncommon presentation of the disease


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