Age of menarche and near adult height after long-term gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatment in girls with central precocious puberty

@inproceedings{Baek2014AgeOM,
  title={Age of menarche and near adult height after long-term gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatment in girls with central precocious puberty},
  author={Joon-Woo Baek and Hyo Kyoung Nam and Dahee Jin and Yeon Joung Oh and Young Jun Rhie and Kee Hyoung Lee},
  booktitle={Annals of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) is known for improving final adult height in patients with central precocious puberty (CPP). This study aimed to investigate the age of menarche and near adult height in girls with CPP who had been treated with GnRHa. METHODS In this retrospective study, we reviewed the medical records of 71 Korean girls with CPP who had started menarche or reached over 13 years of bone age after long-term GnRHa treatment. We estimated near adult height… CONTINUE READING