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  Life   Health  26 Jan 2017  Kerala woman undergoes sex change surgery

Kerala woman undergoes sex change surgery

PTI
Published : Jan 26, 2017, 1:39 pm IST
Updated : Jan 26, 2017, 1:39 pm IST

The woman was operated at the Thiruvananthapuram medical college hospital after she pleaded her parents

The woman had also felt like a man since she was a child but her parents didn't not allow her to have the sex change operation earlier. (Photo: Pixabay)
 The woman had also felt like a man since she was a child but her parents didn't not allow her to have the sex change operation earlier. (Photo: Pixabay)

Thiruvananthapuram: In a first of its kind at the Thiruvananthapuram medical college hospital, a 41-year-old woman, has successfully undergone a sex change operation.

The patient has fully recovered after the surgery, the hospital said in a press release.The patient, right from childhood had the mental framework of a boy and wanted to live like a boy. Her parents finally agreed to her plea for the sex change operation, the release said.

A team of doctors led by Dr K Ajaykumar peformed the complex surgery.

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