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47,XXX chromosome constitution in a male.
  1. U Bigozzi,
  2. G Simoni,
  3. E Montali,
  4. L Dalpra,
  5. F Rossella,
  6. M Piazzini,
  7. A Borghi


    An 18-year-old boy with a male phenotype was examined because of testicular hypoplasia. Chromosome analysis using Q- and R-banding techniques and BUdR treatment showed a 47,XXX karotype, in both lymphocytes and fibroblasts. Cytogenetic problems raised by this case are discussed in relation to data from previous published reports.

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