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20th European Congress of Endocrinology

Barcelona, Spain
19 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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ECE 2018, 19 - 22 May 2018; Barcelona, Spain

ea0056p981 | Steroid metabolism + action | ECE2018

Facial feminization/masculinization: the effect of hormone treatment in transpersons

Tebbens Marieke , Nota Nienke , Liberton Niels , Meijer Brigitte , Kreukels Baudewijntje , Forouzanfar Tim , Verdaasdonk Ruud , den Heijer Martin

Background: Facial feminization or masculinization is particularly important in transpersons, both for self-image and social interaction. Females tend to have a smaller, rounder face, with more prominent cheeks and males tend to have a larger, more square face with frontal bossing. It is unknown whether cross-sex hormones can change these features. However, transgenders themselves often report facial changes due to hormone treatment. Therefore we aim to objectify if hormone tr...

ea0056p982 | Steroid metabolism + action | ECE2018

Polycythemia in transmen – Prevalence, determinants and outcome in a large cohort

Dijk Dennis van , Wiepjes Chantal , Blok Christel de , Klaver Maartje , Nota Nienke , Tebbens Marieke , Heijer Martin den , Conemans Elfi

Introduction: Testosterone is known to have an effect on hematocrit levels, with polycythemia as an unwanted side effect. An increase in hematocrit levels is also seen in transmen after starting cross-sex hormonal treatment (CHT) with testosterone. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of cross-sex hormonal treatment with testosterone on hematocrit levels in the context of the safety aspects of this treatment. The prevalence, determinants and outcome of secondary ...

ea0056p983 | Steroid metabolism + action | ECE2018

17-Beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 3 deficiency: Three case reports

Kalthoum Mehdi , Rhouma Bochra Ben , Elleuch Mouna , Hadjkacem Faten , Ghorbel Dorra , Mnif Mouna , Rekik Nabila , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Deficiency of 17-╬▓HSD3 is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of sex development manifesting in XY karyotype individuals. The presentation can range from partial or incomplete virilisation at birth to primary amenorrhoea and virilisation at puberty of an externally phenotypically female individual.Case reports: Case1 A 2-year-old girl presented with ambiguity of external genetalia. She had no significant past medical or surgical histor...