hrp0084wg3.2 | DSD | ESPE2015

DSD in Indonesia: The Course of Psychological Development in Late Identified Patients

Dessens Arianne , Ediati Annastasia , Juniarto Zulfa , Birnie Erwin , Faradz Sultana , Drop Stenvert

Background: In Indonesia clinical management of DSD is challenged by limited knowledge and diagnostic and treatment facilities.Objective and hypotheses: We investigated patients’ experiences of being raised in physical ambiguity and doubts about gender and it’s consequences on gender development, social stigmatization, and quality of life.Method: 118 Indonesian patients, age 6–41, with 46,XX DSD (n=27), 46,X...