Terapia hormonal en la transición femenino a masculino (ftm), androgénica, para trans masculino o para hombre transgénero

Translated title of the contribution: Hormone therapy in the female to male transition (FTM), androgenic, for male trans or for male transgender

Arlette Adauy, Jorge Sandoval, Rafael Ríos, Alejandra Cartes, Hugo Salinas

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Abstract

Transsexuality, or being transgender according to the current nomenclature, describes people who persistently seek to be accepted as members of the opposite sex, wish to change their primary and / or secondary sexual characteristics through both hormonal and surgical medical interventions to feminize or masculinize themselves.(Table 1) This discordance between their "biological" and "psychological" sex, generates clinically significant stress with profound rejection of the body of the anatomical sex, the gender assigned at birth and, therefore, persistent alteration in daily functioning (more than 6 months), is called gender dysphoria feel that they were born in the “wrong Body”. The goal of medical intervention is to improve gender dysphoria and, consequently, improve the well-being and quality of life of transgender people. In the Journal of the Chilean Society of Obstetrics and Child and Adolescent Gynecology, we have recently published two review articles on the introduction of Hormonotherapy in transgender people, goals of therapy, transition in adolescence, and the male-to-female transition, so this paper will focus only on Hormonal Therapy of the female to male transition (FTM), are people who transit from woman to man, or male trans, male transgender. (1,2).

Translated title of the contributionHormone therapy in the female to male transition (FTM), androgenic, for male trans or for male transgender
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)318-328
Number of pages11
JournalRevista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia
Volume83
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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