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21st European Congress of Endocrinology

Lyon, France
18 May 2019 - 21 May 2019

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18-21 May 2019, Lyon, France


Genderdysphoria - delayed puberty

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Psychoendocrinology of gender dysphoria

Jannini Emmanuele A

Usually, gender identity (GI) and biological sex are physiologically consistent, but this is not the case when individuals have a GI disorder/dysforia (GD) and thus require hormonal and/or surgical feminization/masculinization to reduce the discrepancy between the sense of self and sexual characteristics. The role of the Endocrinologist expert in Sexual Medicine and, in particular, in GD is crucial and pivotal. They (the transgenders), in fact, are a heterogeneous population f...

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Management of puberty in transgender adolescents

Cools Martine

Context: Childhood gender dysphoria, when not attenuating after the onset of puberty, is very likely to persist. The aim of puberty suppressing therapy in gender dysphoric adolescents is increasingly shifting from ‘buying time to reflect on the diagnosis’ towards ‘avoiding the development of secondary sexual characteristics while awaiting eligibility for cross-sex hormones’. Various treatment regimens are available to suppress or decrease the effects of end...