Timing of pubertal onset in girls: evidence for non-Gaussian distribution.

@article{Papadimitriou2008TimingOP,
  title={Timing of pubertal onset in girls: evidence for non-Gaussian distribution.},
  author={Anastasios Papadimitriou and Soula Pantsiotou and Konstandinos Douros and Dimitrios T Papadimitriou and Polyxeni Nicolaidou and Andreas Fretzayas},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 11},
  pages={
          4422-5
        }
}
CONTEXT The timing of the onset of puberty is considered to approximate a normal distribution. However, because many more girls present with early than late puberty, we hypothesized that the distribution of the timing of the onset of puberty in girls might have changed. OBJECTIVE/SUBJECTS: The objective of the study was to examine the distribution of the timing of the onset of puberty in normal Greek girls. DESIGN Onset of puberty, i.e. breast development (B2), was studied longitudinally in… CONTINUE READING

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