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Tony Mendoza. Jacob’s Syndrome. History of Jacob’s Syndrome. Also known as XYY syndrome was first discovered in 1961, its was diagnosed accidentally when a 44 year old man was karyotyped because his daughter had down syndrome.

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history of jacob s syndrome
History of Jacob’s Syndrome
  • Also known as XYY syndrome was first discovered in 1961, its was diagnosed accidentally when a 44 year old man was karyotyped because his daughter had down syndrome.
  • It was discovered and diagnosed by Avery Sandberg along with colleagues in Buffalo New York.
description of jacob s syndrome
Description of Jacob’s Syndrome
  • It is a rare disease in which a male gets an extra y chromosome.
  • About 1 out of every 1,000 males will be born with disease.
  • There are no unusual physical features, so the only way you can diagnose it is with a test.
  • Children may have learning difficulties and delayed speech.
what is targeted
What is targeted
  • The sex chromosomes are targeted
  • It is when a male receives an extra y chromosome causing the person to have 47 chromosomes instead of the normal 46.
how is it transmitted
How is it transmitted
  • Jacob’s Syndrome is not inherited, it occurs randomly at the formation of sperm cells.
treatment
Treatment
  • Neurogenic Arthropathy Treatment- this helps to relieve pain and immobilization, use of crutches, splints, and braces to help mobilize the person.
  • Pericarditis Treatment- hepls relieve swelling and inflamation on inflicted areas such as joints.
resources
Resources
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XYY_syndrome
  • http://ahsmediacenter.pbworks.com/w/page/2028081/XYY-Supermale-Syndrome-Chromosome-Defect-and-Mutation-3
  • http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/j/jacobs_syndrome/treatments.htm