Famous People with Klinefelter Syndrome

Famous People with Klinefelter Syndrome


Famous People With Klinefelter Syndrome

Two of the most famous people that suffered from klinefelter syndrome were George Washington artist Lili Elbe.

Living With Klinefelter Syndrome

In the video below, Matt who has XXY Klinefelter Syndrome, talks about what he goes through on a daily basis.

What is Klinefelter Syndrome?

This condition comes with a set of symptoms that can be usually got from additive X genetic materials. Actually, this is always present in males and most doctors called this condition as XXY or 47 XXY. This is a genetic health disorder wherein there is an extra X chromosome in the standard human male karyotype. There must be 46 chromosomes in the body but, for women who have this health issue, they actually have more than 46 chromosomes in their body. In this case, these people actually have 2 X and 1 Y chromosomes. This is the reasons why they called as 47 XXY or XXY males.