From the radiologic pathology archives: precocious puberty: radiologic-pathologic correlation.

@article{Chung2012FromTR,
  title={From the radiologic pathology archives: precocious puberty: radiologic-pathologic correlation.},
  author={Ellen M. Chung and David Matthew Biko and Jason W. Schroeder and Regino P Cube and Richard Michael Conran},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={2071-99}
}
Precocious puberty represents a unique diagnostic problem in which imaging plays an important role. Development of secondary sex characteristics may result from inappropriate activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis with release of gonadotropin, or from gonadotropin-independent secretion of sex steroids by the adrenal glands or gonads. A variety of lesions can manifest with precocious puberty, including various central nervous system (CNS) lesions, adrenal lesions, and sex cord-stromal… CONTINUE READING
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