premature pubarche

premature pubarche

The development of pubic hair on a female child before 8 years of age, or on a male before the age of 9.
See also: pubarche
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We recommend that pediatricians as certain risk for PCOS in their patients, including maternal factors, family history, birth weight, metabolic factors, and history of premature pubarche and/or early thelarche," Dr.
Girls diagnosed with premature pubarche show an exaggerated ovarian androgen synthesis from the early stages of puberty: evidence for gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist testing.
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