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Central Precocious Puberty in Girls

Purpose:

To evaluate a girl with central precocious puberty for the need of having CNS imaging studies using the algorithm of Chalumeau et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E22.8

Description:

Chalumeau et al developed an algorithm for identifying those girls with central precocious puberty who would benefit from imaging studies to exclude a central nervous system abnormality. Using the algorithm 34% of the girls would not require imaging studies. The authors are from Paris, France, and Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.

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