Transgender medicine - puberty suppression

@article{Panagiotakopoulos2018TransgenderM,
  title={Transgender medicine - puberty suppression},
  author={L. Panagiotakopoulos},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={221-225}
}
  • L. Panagiotakopoulos
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Puberty suppression is the reversible first step of endocrine medical treatment in transgender youth, and allows for two very important aspects of transgender management. Firstly, it buys the patient, family and their medical team time to fully evaluate the presence and persistence of gender dysphoria. Secondly, it successfully prevents the development of cis-gender unwanted secondary sexual characteristics. The latter, when present, almost certainly increase the burden of psychological co… CONTINUE READING
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