Abnormally High Levels of Serum Alpha-Klotho May Result in a Poor Clinical Outcome for a 41-Year-Old Woman

Sagiri Taguchi, Miyako Funabiki, Yoshitaka Nakamura


Increased levels of serum alpha-klotho are beneficial for humans. However, we report a case of abnormally high levels of serum alpha-klotho resulting in a poor clinical outcome for a 41-year-old woman. Her unborn child had a 47, XXY karyotype (Klinefelter syndrome). Therefore, an abnormal increase in alpha-klotho is not always beneficial for humans.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(10):472-473
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc2299w


Infertility; Pregnancy; Serum alpha-klotho levels

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