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Klinefelter syndrome as a window on the etiology of language and communication impairments in children: the neuroligin-neuroexin hypothesis

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Aim: To compare the phenotype in Klinefelter syndrome (KS) with (a) specific language impairment (SLI) and (b) XXX and XYY trisomies. Methods: Phenotypes of KS, XXX and XYY were based on data from a systematic review of neurodevelopmental outcomes plus a recent parent survey. Phenotype of SLI was based on a published survey of children attending a special school. Results: There are close similarities between the KS phenotype and SLI. Furthermore, a minority of children with KS have feature...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02150.x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Study of Children's Communication Impairments
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
Dorothy V. M. Bishop
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell Publisher's website
Journal:
Acta Paediatrica Journal website
Volume:
100
Issue:
6
Pages:
903–907
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EISSN:
1651-2227
ISSN:
0803-5253
URN:
uuid:f56a6869-fd06-49dd-87a8-aa9057124ab3
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ora:5029

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