REPORT OF A CASE OF PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY AND PREGNANCY IN 1834

@article{C1972REPORTOA,
  title={REPORT OF A CASE OF PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY AND PREGNANCY IN 1834},
  author={T. E. C.},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1972}
}
  • T. C.
  • Published 1 October 1972
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
In 1834 Dr. D. Rowlett of Kentucky reported the following remarkable occurrence of precocious puberty and pregnancy in a 10-year-old girl. Sally Deweese, daughter of John Deweese, was born in Butler county, Kentucky, on the 7th of April, 1824. She was of the ordinary size, but her hips and breasts began to grow rapidly in a few weeks after she was born, and at twelve months of age she began to menstruate, and her hips and breasts had become so large as to be the objects of common remark; and…