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ea0058oc8.2 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2018

The effect of GnRHa treatment on bone density in young adolescents with gender dysphoria: findings from a large national cohort

Joseph Tobin , Ting Joanna , Butler Gary

Background/Aims: More young people with gender dysphoria are undergoing hormonal intervention with GnRHa treatment. The impact on bone density is not known in the very young transgender adolescents, with guidelines mentioning that Bone Mineral Density (BMD) should be monitored without a suggestion on how. This study aimed to investigate whether there were any changes in BMD or Bone Mineral Apparent Density (BMAD) whilst on GnRHa therapy.Methods: A retros...