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Indications for Investigation of a Child Showing Precocious Puberty

Specialty:

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

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Description:

Elders et al have listed the indications for when an investigation of a child having early onset of puberty is indicated. There has been a tendency for more children to be entering puberty at an earlier age. It is important to distinguish children with no significant pathology from those with an underlying tumor or endocrine abnormality.

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