Increased risk of Venous Thrombosis in XXY/KS further exacerbated by testosterone therapy

This study demonstrates poor awareness of the known VTE risks in KS and the potential VTE risks of TT within this cohort. Patients not informed of the inherent risks associated with their condition may be less vigilant to complications, unaware of lifestyle decisions affecting risks, and not able to make informed decisions about medical care. … Continue reading Increased risk of Venous Thrombosis in XXY/KS further exacerbated by testosterone therapy

Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient with Klinefelter’s Syndrome

BACKGROUND Dyspnoea and syncope are common causes of admission to hospitals. Pulmonary embolism is often a differential diagnosis, and by examining the clinical history the clinician searches for known predisposing factors. This case report highlights the importance of Klinefelter’s syndrome as a predisposing factor for venous thromboembolism. The syndrome is caused by an extra X … Continue reading Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient with Klinefelter’s Syndrome

Association of Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without Hypogonadism

Is clinical prescription of testosterone therapy associated with short-term risk of venous thromboembolism in men with and without hypogonadism? In this case-crossover study comparing 6-month testosterone use for 39,622 men who had a venous thromboembolism with testosterone use 6 to 12 months before the venous thromboembolism, use of testosterone therapy in the 6-month case period … Continue reading Association of Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without Hypogonadism

47XXY and Deep Venous Thrombosis – Support

Klinefelter’s syndrome: Associations with increased blood clot (thrombosis)events (deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolus, venousthromboembolism). Free consultation and evaluation. The close association of Klinefelter’s syndrome (47XXY) with unexplained thrombosis has been known for at least 33 years. Venous thromboemboli (VTE) are ~20 fold more frequent in Klinefelter’s syndrome than in the general population. Previous single case … Continue reading 47XXY and Deep Venous Thrombosis – Support