Lecture 8 - Lecture8 20:57...

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Lecture 8 20:57 Options for choosing to have surgery right away Do it right away and let it be a subject of medicine science allow the surgery and let the sex category match the biology not allow it because the consent of the child was not involved and the  potential harm that it could cause  sociologically. Surgical fixes- gender role and gender most children with ambiguous sexual anatomy don’t require medical intervention  yet many undergo repeated genital surgeries and hormone treatments to correct  their variation from the norm.  shame was created because they were told that their body had to be fixed  some cases little girl have big clitoris or boys have very small penis.  Androgen insensitivity Syndrome AIS Xy, undescended testes but do we remove the testes  risk can be present  5% less risk of testicular cancer risk of breast cancer in a woman is 12%
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course GE CLUSTER 72a taught by Professor Saguy during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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