During male to female sex reassignment, the penis
and testes are removed. The scrotal and penile skin flaps are then reshaped in
order to resemble female genitalia.
- Sex change
Treated with Male to Female Sex Reassignment:
Male to female sex reassignment may be performed in
cases of transsexualism or for patients with an ambiguous sex.
Non-surgical alternatives to male to female sex
reassignment include hormone treatment. There are no comparable surgical
alternatives to the procedure.
with Male to Female Sex Reassignment:
Male to female sex reassignment is performed under
general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure.
Complications from Male to Female Sex Reassignment:
Possible risks following male to female sex
reassignment include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the
anesthesia. It is also possible to be dissatisfied with the results and to
experience closure of the urethral opening or narrowing of the new vagina. A psychological
impact is also possible.