The prevalence of transsexualism in the Netherlands. Int J Impot Res. Gerstner MTF-transsexual individuals Treatment Although some gynecologists are involved in the creation of the neo-vagina, in most multidisciplinary teams this is the responsability of the plastic surgeon. Strong and persistent preferences for cross-sex roles in make believe play or persistent fantasies of being the other sex. Since there is uncertainty about breast cancer risk in transsexual women, we conclude that breast screening in this population should not differ from that in biological women.
Gynaecological aspects of the treatment and follow-up of transsexual men and women
This finding was not quite unexpected as all patients had been surgically castrated and presented with low testosterone levels, and moreover nearly all of them were on estrogen replacement therapy Weyers et al.
Indian transgender healthcare challenges
Hijras are sometimes initiated into the community through "nirvaan", a symbolic rebirth ceremony that involves castration without anesthesia. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders 3rd ed. No high-grade cervical lesions were found, however, one patient displayed a low-grade lesion positive for HR-HPV with koilocytes. Conchita Wurst holding the Eurovision trophy after winning the contest.