Transgender men: clinical care and implications in reproductive medicine: introduction

Transgender men undergo gender-affirming hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery to materialize their transition toward their desired gender.

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VOLUME 116, ISSUE 4, P919-921


Dominique de Ziegler, M.D., Petra de Sutter, M.D., Ph.D.


Gender dysphoria, a discrepancy between gender identity and genetically determined sex, is encountered in approximately 0.5% of people uniformly across the world. In the case of transgender men, formerly called female-to-male transsexuals, the available gender-affirming measures, hormone therapy and possible surgical procedures, are multiple and discussed in detail in this series of articles.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders.