Short-term and long-term histologic effects of castration and estrogen treatment on breast tissue of 14 male-to-female transsexuals in comparison with two chemically castrated men.

@article{Kanhai2000ShorttermAL,
  title={Short-term and long-term histologic effects of castration and estrogen treatment on breast tissue of 14 male-to-female transsexuals in comparison with two chemically castrated men.},
  author={Robert C. J. Kanhai and J Joris Hage and Paul J. van Diest and Elisabeth Bloemena and J. Wiebe Mulder},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          74-80
        }
}
The histologic changes induced in the mammary gland of male-to-female transsexuals have not yet been reported in the literature. We studied the histologic changes induced by chemical and surgical castration and estrogen therapy in the breasts of 14 such patients, with particular reference to acinar and lobular formation. To objectify the influence of cross-sex treatment, the histologic findings were compared with those in two men treated hormonally for prostate cancer. The slight increase in… 

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