Gender dysphoria associated with disorders of sex development

  title={Gender dysphoria associated with disorders of sex development},
  author={P. Furtado and F. Moraes and R. Lago and L. O. Barros and M. B. Toralles and U. Barroso},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
  • P. Furtado, F. Moraes, +3 authors U. Barroso
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Urology
  • Disorders of sex development (DSDs) are estimated to be prevalent in 0.1–2% of the global population, although these figures are unlikely to adequately represent non-white patients as they are largely based on studies performed in Europe and the USA. Possible causes of DSDs include disruptions to gene expression and regulation—processes that are considered essential for the development of testes and ovaries in the embryo. Gender dysphoria generally affects between 8.5–20% of individuals with… CONTINUE READING
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