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Occurrence of Duchenne dystrophy in Klinefelter's syndrome.
  1. V Ramesh,
  2. R Mountford,
  3. H M Kingston,
  4. A Kelsey,
  5. M J Noronha,
  6. M A Clarke
  1. Department of Neurology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.


    A boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and facial dysmorphism in conjunction with Klinefelter's genotype 47XXY is presented; this is an unusual situation with two genetic errors evolving over two generations. Karyotyping should be considered in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who have unusual features.

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