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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...