Southwestern Internal Medical Conference: New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of sexual precocity.

  • Dagmar T Stein
  • Published 1992 in The American journal of the medical sciences


This article covers considerations in the etiology of various forms of precocious puberty and premature sexual development. The normal pubertal process with maturation of the hypothalamic pituitary gonadal axis is reviewed. The differential diagnosis of precocious puberty is discussed with particular emphasis on the difference between gonadotropin-dependent… (More)


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