Transgender bone health

Caroline Davidge-Pitts, Bart Clarke

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Abstract

Gonadal sex steroids play a pivotal role in bone health. Medical and surgical therapies for gender dysphoria in both adolescents and adults can lead to skeletal changes. This review evaluates the literature on transgender bone health, and how the data can be translated into clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-42
Number of pages8
JournalMaturitas
Volume127
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2019

Keywords

  • Bone loss
  • Fractures
  • Hormone therapy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Transgender

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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