Klinefelter syndrome: A general practice perspective. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • BACKGROUND: Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is a common genetic condition affecting one in 450 men, but is only diagnosed in fewer than half of those affected. OBJECTIVE: To increase awareness among general practitioners of their role in the diagnosis and management of KS. DISCUSSION: KS has a highly varied phenotype comprising a range of physical and psychosocial features and comorbidities. For patients diagnosed with KS, a range of management strategies can be used to improve health outcomes and quality of life.

authors

  • Bourke, E
  • Snow, P
  • Herily, A
  • Amor, D
  • Metcalfe, S

publication date

  • 2014