Earliest Age Gender Dysphoria Experienced by Transgender Adults Seeking Gender-Affirming Surgery

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Data collected from 155 adult transgender women and 55 transgender men were used to identify the earliest age at which gender dysphoria was experienced in this patient population seeking genital gender-affirming surgery at a California hospital.

Authors:  Maurice M. Garcia, M.D., M.A.S., of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

 

(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1236)

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