The chromosome analysis for an unusually tall 13-year-old boy with long slender limbs, clawed toes, pigeon chest, myopia with corectopia, and behavior problems showed a 47, XYY constitution. His dermatoglyphics are characterized by an extremely low ridge count. The diagnosis of Marfan's syndrome is considered.
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