Ketoconazole in the management of precocious puberty not responsive to LHRH-analogue therapy.


Three boys 3.3 to 3.9 years old, who had precocious puberty that was unresponsive to an analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, were treated with the antifungal agent ketoconazole for up to 12 months. Within 48 hours the serum testosterone concentration fell to normal in two boys and was significantly reduced in the third, paralleling major improvements… (More)


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