Cilt 4, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 48 - 51 2018-01-04

Gender dysphoria in an adolescent diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome over a follow-up period

Sabide Duygu Tunas [1] , Gulser Dinc [2] , Zeynep Goker [3] , Ozden Sukran Uneri [4]

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Although genetic factors have been thought to be main cause for gender dysphoria, its etiology is still not clearly understood. Klinefelter syndrome is the most seen sex chromosomal disorder. In the literature, there are fewer case reports in connection with Klinefelter syndrome and gender dysphoria. Herein, we report a 16-year-old adolescent patient displaying gender dysphoria features, who has revealed Klinefelter syndrome after genetic examination, and has been treated with testosterone hormone, and his gender dysphoria symptoms have disappeared. In our case, chromosomal anomaly and lower levels of androgen could play a role in the etiopathogenesis of gender dysphori. Bringing Klinefelter syndrome disorder to mind in gender dysphoria cases, even it is a rare disorder, could positively affect the course of the treatment as was in our case. The relation between psychiatric symptoms, which can be seen in gender dysphoria, and testosterone does not known exactly. Further studies, which are randomized-controlled ones, can help to better understand the subject. 

adolescent,gender dysphoria,Klinefelter syndrome,depression
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Yazar: Sabide Duygu Tunas
E-posta: st.duygu@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Child Health and Diseases Hematology Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Gulser Dinc
E-posta: gulserdinc@yahoo.com
Kurum: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Child Health and Diseases Hematology Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6489-3800
Yazar: Zeynep Goker
E-posta: zeynepgoker@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Child Health and Diseases Hematology Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7869-5338
Yazar: Ozden Sukran Uneri
E-posta: ozdenuneri@yahoo.com
Kurum: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Child Health and Diseases Hematology Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj313304, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {48 - 51}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.313304}, title = {Gender dysphoria in an adolescent diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome over a follow-up period}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {Goker, Zeynep and Tunas, Sabide Duygu and Uneri, Ozden Sukran and Dinc, Gulser} }
APA Tunas, S , Dinc, G , Goker, Z , Uneri, O . (2018). Gender dysphoria in an adolescent diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome over a follow-up period. The European Research Journal, 4 (1), 48-51. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.313304
MLA Tunas, S , Dinc, G , Goker, Z , Uneri, O . "Gender dysphoria in an adolescent diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome over a follow-up period". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 48-51 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32896/313304>
Chicago Tunas, S , Dinc, G , Goker, Z , Uneri, O . "Gender dysphoria in an adolescent diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome over a follow-up period". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 48-51
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