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Mullins, GM, O'Sullivan, SS, Kinsella, J, McEnroy, D, Crimmins, D, Whyte, S, Sturm, JW;
2008
June
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Venous and Arterial Thrombo-Embolic Complications of Hormonal Treatment In A Male-To-Female Transgender Patient
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We present a male-to-female (MTF) transgender patient admitted with a pulmonary embolism. The patient had been treated with high-dose oestrogens since the age of 16. Following a prolonged period of hypotension, our patient sustained cerebral border zone infarcts. There was evidence of bilateral carotid stenosis on Doppler ultrasound. We discuss the treatment and vascular complications of gender dysphoria. (C) 2007 Published by Elsevier Ltd..
DOI 10.1016/j.jocn.2007.02.092
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