47, XYY syndrome

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]This syndrome only occurs in males as it is characterized by an extra copy of the Y chromosome.

Although it is of genetic origin, the syndrome is not inherited, but caused by a random event in the germ cells.

Unlike other types of trisomies associated with characteristic physical traits  (e.g. trisomy 21), physical appearance remains normal.[/vc_column_text][cta subtitle=”Read more about this subject” button1_title=”Discover more ” button1_url=”http://fmrglobalhealth.com/frame/xyy-syndrome.html” buttons_target=”_blank” style=”centered”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”3976″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]