Care of a Transgender Adolescent.

@article{Klein2015CareOA,
  title={Care of a Transgender Adolescent.},
  author={David A. Klein and James A Ellzy and Johanna Olson},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2015},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={142-8}
}
A 19-year-old patient presented to my clinic with a request for cross-sex hormone therapy. Assigned at birth as female, my patient began a masculinizing gender transition during early adolescence. His parents were reportedly supportive, but bullying in high school led to depression, substance use, and, ultimately, bouts of homelessness. He reported using… CONTINUE READING