Reproductive capacity of the mentally retarded.

  title={Reproductive capacity of the mentally retarded.},
  author={L J Salerno and James K. Park and Maria Jos{\'e} Soares Mendes Giannini},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={14 3},
Ninety-seven mentally retarded females were studied to evaluate parameters of growth and development of secondary sex characteristics and the incidence of ovulation. These patients were selected on the basis of age and etiological classification. Patients were classified as Down's syndrome, brain damaged, or undifferentiated. The following parameters of growth and development were studied: anthropometric, bone age, and sexual maturation. Sexual maturation studies consisted of breast development… CONTINUE READING

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