Idiopathic central precocious puberty in girls: presentation factors

@article{Prt2008IdiopathicCP,
  title={Idiopathic central precocious puberty in girls: presentation factors},
  author={G{\'e}raldine Pr{\'e}t{\'e} and Ana-Claudia Couto-Silva and Christine Trivin and Raja Brauner},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={27 - 27}
}
BACKGROUND It is sometimes difficult to distinguish between premature thelarche and precocious puberty in girls who develop breasts before the age of 8 years. We evaluated the frequencies of the signs associated with breast development and the factors influencing the presentation of girls with idiopathic central precocious puberty (CPP). METHODS 353 girls monitored 0.9 +/- 0.7 year after the onset of CPP. RESULTS The age at CPP was < 3 years in 2%, 3-7 years in 38% and 7-8 years in 60% of… CONTINUE READING

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