Puberty and its disorders

Gary Butler and Jeremy Kirk

in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199232222
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726194 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Puberty and its disorders

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Definition 44

Physiology of normal puberty 46

Pubertal staging 48

Timing of puberty 52

Premature sexual maturation 53

Central precocious puberty (CPP) (gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty) 54

Abnormal patterns of gonadotropin secretion 56

Gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty (GIPP) 57

Virilization 58

Delayed puberty 60

Central causes of delayed puberty (both sexes) ...

Chapter.  4797 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes ; Paediatrics

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