In Reply: Klinefelter Syndrome and Fire-Setting Behavior
Letter to the Editor
We appreciate the comments of Dr Eberle that provide further anecdotal experience for an association between Klinefelter syndrome and fire-setting behavior. In addition, her observation and Sorenson's observations which she notes provide additional evidence that testosterone may be helpful in individuals with Klinefelter syndrome who have fire-setting behavior or other antisocial behavior including stealing and violence toward others.
We have also seen an additional individual with variant Klinefelter syndrome, similar to Dr Eberle's patient.
Miller, M. E.,
& Sulkes, S.
(1989). In Reply: Klinefelter Syndrome and Fire-Setting Behavior. Pediatrics, 83 (4), 649-650.