The Association between Premature Adrenarche and Cardiovascular Risk May Be Greater than Expected.

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AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the cardiovascular risk of children with premature adrenarche (PA). METHODS A total of 75 children (44 with PA and 31 control subjects) aged 6-10 years were included in the study. Their metabolic, anthropometric, and echocardiographic parameters were recorded and compared. RESULTS Triglyceride, DHEA-SO4, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000452445

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