Hormone Treatment of the Adult Transsexual Patient

@article{Gooren2005HormoneTO,
  title={Hormone Treatment of the Adult Transsexual Patient},
  author={L. Gooren},
  journal={Hormone Research in Paediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={64},
  pages={31 - 36}
}
  • L. Gooren
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Hormone Research in Paediatrics
Hormonal reassignment has two aims: (1) to reduce the hormonally induced secondary sex characteristics of the original sex and (2) to induce the secondary sex characteristics of the new sex. In Europe, cyproterone acetate is generally used to inhibit androgens in male-to-female transsexuals. Medroxyprogesterone acetate is an acceptable, though less effective, alternative. To induce feminization there is a wide range of oestrogens. Oral ethinyloestradiol is a potent and inexpensive oestrogen… Expand
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