Chromosomal Evaluation Results for Transgender Individuals and Questioning the Necessity of Karyotyping

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ÇANKAYA T., Cura D. O., Ozkalayci H., ÜLGENALP A.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.2, pp.166-169, 2021 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.67915
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-169
  • Keywords: Transgenderism, karyotyping, genetics, sex chromosome disorders, TRANSSEXUALISM, PREVALENCE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Gender dysphoria is a condition where an individual is discontent with their assigned gender. Karyotyping is a part of the transition period before hormone therapy to detect the biological gender for most professionals in many countries. Thus, we discussed the requirements for chromosomal analysis of individuals with gender dysphoria considering clinical and genetic findings.