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A. M. Bao and D. F. Swaab, “Sexual Differentiation of the Human Brain: Relation to Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Neuropsychiatric Disorders,” Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011, pp. 214-226.

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Polymicrogyria of the Unilateral Temporal Lobe in a Transsexual Patient—Case Report

    AUTHORS: Ana Starcevic, Dusica Markovic Zigic, Branislav Filipovic

    KEYWORDS: Transsexualism; Polymicrogyria; MRI

    JOURNAL NAME: Neuroscience and Medicine, Vol.4 No.4, December 9, 2013

    ABSTRACT: Introduction: Polymicrogyria, the appearance of irregular small and over numbered gyri on the surface of the brain, has been reported as the most frequent finding, when exists, on the temporal lobe. Case Presentation: A patient, male, age of 35, came to the regular head and brain MRI scan due to psychiatric and hormonal treatment within transsexualism. There were no data of epilepsy in a patient’s history. MRI scans were acquired with a 1.5 T Siemens Magnetom system with a standard head coil. Three-dimensional 3D RAGE, contiguous 1.0 mm slice, and 1 acquisition sequence underwent final 3D rendering and subsequent volumetry. On the definitive 3D image, we have revealed an unusual gyrisation on the left temporal lobe which had a picture of partial polymicrogyria. Conclusion: This is a unique finding, to our knowledge, of the unilateral temporal polymicrogyria in a person with transsexualism. Although polymicrogyria is mostly related to epileptifom attacks, its impact on the transsexualism appearance is opened to be examined.