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ea0088012 | Abstracts | BES2022

Changes in serum androgen levels in transgender women with and without gonadectomy

Sarah Collet , Noor Gieles , Chantal M Wiepjes , Annemieke C Heijboer , Tim Reyns , Tom Fiers , Bruno Lapauw , Martin den Heijer , Guy T'Sjoen

Introduction: Transgender women on gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) with estrogens and anti-androgens have low serum androgen levels. These low levels may be associated with clinical symptoms such as depressed mood, reduced sexual desire and tiredness. Whether androgen levels change over the course of anti-androgen use and after gonadectomy, in a context of unchanged estrogen treatment, remains to be elucidated.Methods: This study is part of the E...