sex reassignment surgery


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sex reassignment surgery

sex reassignment surgery

Surgical treatment to alter the external appearance in the direction of the opposite sex. It is rarely performed but is sometimes justified in the case of people with ambiguous genitalia or in the case of some TRANSSEXUALS who are convinced that they are of the wrong anatomical sex.
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Sex reassignment surgery for the treatment of gender dysphoria.
the individual and his or her co-resident family members (or guardians) provide written informed consent to the sex reassignment surgery.
With these words, the Daily News announced that Jorgensen's sex reassignment surgery had not simply turned Charles into Christine, but it had also transformed her into a "blond beauty.
On one hand, early researchers such as Benjamin (1966) believed that the best treatment approach was sex reassignment surgery.
8) O'Donnabhain completed sex reassignment surgery (including breast augmentation) in October 2001 and claimed a $21,741 itemized deduction for the unreimbursed GID medical care expenses.
It also said sex reassignment surgery was cosmetic surgery, for which IRC [section] 213(d)(9) denies a deduction unless necessary to address a congenital abnormality or its results, or injury or disfigurement caused by a disease, accident or trauma.
Sex reassignment surgery involves surgical procedures to change an individual's genitals and/or secondary sexual characteristics.
For example, in In re Estate of Gardiner, J'Noel Ball underwent sex reassignment surgery before marrying Marshall Gardiner.
Current Olympic guidelines permit transsexual athletes (those who identify with a different sex from the one they were born with) to compete only after they have completed sex reassignment surgery, been legally recognised as a member of the target sex, and after having undergone two years of hormone therapy.
In Illinois, a transgender woman (1) who has had sex reassignment surgery can request an amendment to her birth certificate to change her legally-recognized sex (legal sex) (2) from the sex assigned at birth to one she chooses later in life.