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Xyy Syndrome

By Cory Sutter Mod 3,4 Honors Biology
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Cory Sutter

on 22 February 2011

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XYY Syndrome Symptoms People with XYY Syndrome are know to be very tall, thin, are know to have overall lower wieght than some one with out XYY It is also called Supermale Syndrome and Jacob's Syndrome Happens with an accident of meiosis cell division, non disjunction, were the Y chromosome fails to split Meaning it can't be inherited
from parent to child and there are
no carriers of this syndrome Treatment So far there is no know, complete treatment, only rehabliltation can weaken the symptoms of the syndrome Also, learning disablities are common as are problems with coordination

Most people with XYY Syndrome will have a lower IQ than that of their siblings without it Anger Problems have been know to be occur frequently in recipients of this disease XYY Syndrome occurs in every 1 out of 1000 men It also causes people to be very hyperactive
As children temper tantrums are likely
As teens increased amounts of acne are expected An amniocentesis or Chorionic Villus Sampling can be done on the mother before the child is born to get a Karyotype and see if there is a second Y chromosome if it is a boy The Amniocentesis takes a sampling of the amniotic fluid to get a karyotype and in Chorionic Villus Sampling takes tissue from chorionic villi through the cervix Speech Therapy can help with the learning disablities like reading and speeching difficulties Physical therapy will help with coordination problems There are no direct life threatening features to this syndrome XYY Syndrome is only present in males and is and can be present in any region of the world Because this syndrome causes disablilty and minor impaired movement problems can result such as injury or possibly death that are specific to the actions of the person http://www.biostudio.com/d_%20Meiotic%20Nondisjunction%20Meiosis%20I.htm

http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/mistakesmeiosis/mistakesmeiosis.swf
Videos In conclusion, Although it is not deadly and even with all of this therapy there is no complete cure, it can only be slightly treated and whoever has this syndrome will have to live with it for the rest of their life. Physical Appearence Some say that besides hieght and wieght there are now extrenal factors but others believe that XYY Syndrome will give you a slightly extorted skull, with big ears and teeth The End Bibliography

Gale, Thomson. “XYY Syndrome.” Jiffy Notes.
http://www.jiffynotes.com/a_study_guides/book_notes/gegd_0002_0002_0/gegd_0002_0002_000453.ht ml (June 15, 2010)
Gravholt CH., Juul S., Stochholm K. “Diagnosis and Mortality in 47, XYY Persons: A Resist Study.” U.S. National Library of Medicine.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/pubmed/20509956 (June 27, 2010)

Liptak, Gregory S. “XYY Syndrome.” The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library.
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec23/ch266/ch266h.html (June 16, 2010)

“Sex Chromosome Aneuploidy and XYY Syndrome.” Ask the Geneticist.
http://genetics.emory.edu/ask/question.php/917/ (June 27, 2010)

“XYY Syndrome Health Article.” Health line.
http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/xyy-syndrome-1 (June 15, 2010)

“XYY Syndrome.” National Organization for Rare Diseases.
http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=XYY%20Syndrome
(June 15, 2010)

“47, XYY Syndrome.” Medic 8.
http://www.medic8.com/genetics/47xyy-syndrome.htm (June 16, 2010)

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http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/symbol/47_xyy_syndrome/intro.htm (June 16, 2010)



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