SymptomsBy Mayo Clinic staff
Triple X syndrome may not cause any signs or symptoms. If symptoms do appear, they may include:
- Tall stature
- Vertical skinfolds that may cover the inner corners of the eyes (epicanthal folds)
- Delayed development of speech and language skills
- Weak muscle tone (hypotonia)
- Curved pinky fingers (clinodactyly)
- Behavior and mental health problems
- Premature ovarian failure or ovary abnormalities
- Constipation or abdominal pains
When to see a doctor
See your daughter's doctor if you have any concerns about your daughter's developmental progress. Your doctor can help determine what may be the cause and suggest appropriate action.
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