Judging from his statues and reliefs, Akhenaten had a eunuchoid
body structure: narrow chest with gynaecomastia, wide hips with prominent fatty deposits, elongated spindly limbs and elongated neck and skull (Fig.
The examination revealed apparent eunuchoid
status, breast development delay, and scant axillary and pubic hair.
A solemn eunuchoid
male stand guard; a saleslady greets customers with an armload of rejected garments; a small, improbable dog sits on the first step of a red staircase, wearing a kind of varsity sweater with the artist's monogram.
Although no firm diagnosis guidelines for KS exist and extreme heterogeneity in clinical and genetic presentation is found (5), the usual key findings in KS are primary testicular failure with small testes, hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism, tall stature with eunuchoid
body proportions, neurocognitive impairment mainly related to language processing disability and varying degrees of social, behavioral, and learning difficulties (3,5).
In hypogonadal males and females, growth especially growth of the upper and lower extremities continues for an abnormally long period of time and results in characteristically eunuchoid
bodily proportions, in which the limbs are abnormally long and the trunk disproportionately short.
Further evaluation of his eunuchoid
facial appearance was performed after hospital discharge.