Key clinical point: Transgender youth who underwent hormone therapy showed significant improvement in body image dissatisfaction from baseline.
Major finding: The average scores on the Body Image Scale decreased from 69.9 at baseline to 51.7 at follow-up.
Study details: The data come from a longitudinal study of 148 children and teens who underwent gender-affirming hormone therapy.
Disclosures: The study was supported in party by Children’s Health. The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.
Kuper LE et al. Pediatrics. 2020 Mar 27. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3006.