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pubarche

 [pu-bahr´ke]
the first appearance of pubic hair.

pu·bar·che

(pyū-bar'kē), Avoid the mispronunciation pu'barche.
Onset of puberty, particularly as manifested by the appearance of pubic hair. Compare: adrenarche.
[puberty + G. archē, beginning]

pubarche

/pu·bar·che/ (pu-bahr´ke) the first appearance of pubic hair.

pubarche

[pyo̅o̅bär′kē, pyo̅o̅′bärkē]
Etymology: L, puber, ripe, arch, beginning
onset of puberty. It is marked by the beginning of the development of secondary sexual characteristics.

pu·bar·che

(pyū-bahr'kē)
Onset of puberty, particularly as manifested by the growth of pubic hair.
[puberty + G. archē, beginning]
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NC forms of CAH are more common than classic forms, occurring in 1-3% of the general population, and are often misdiagnosed as precocious pubarche or polycystic ovarian disease in young women.
2014), but was inversely associated with odds of having reached adrenarche or pubarche in boys (n =107) (Ferguson et al.
Children present with precocious pubarche, accelerated growth velocity, and advanced skeletal maturation [1].
Clinical features of 11-[beta]-hydroxylase deficiency in childhood might be premature pubarche and accelerated bone age, all of which occurred in our patient.
Battagliaetal (16) reported an increased incidence of polycystic ovaries detected by ultrasound in daughters of patients with PCOS, even of pre pubertal age, with no increase in circulating androgens or LH, but with increased ovarian and uterine volume and a higher incidence of early pubarche in initial stages.
17 Another American study18 showed that 6-9 year-old white girls who had only pubic hair had higher BMI and z-scores than pre-pubertal girls without pubarche, unlike the African-American girls.
The disorder should be considered and a thorough work-up performed in prepubertal girls who have risk factors suggestive of PCOS, with particular attention given to hyperinsulinemia and early pubarche and thelarche, recommended researchers Dr.
The disorder should be considered and a thorough workup performed in prepubertal girls who have risk factors suggestive of PCOS, with particular attention given to hyperinsulinemia and early pubarche and thelarche, said Dr.
Major Finding: Preadolescent girls (aged 9-12) can develop PCOS, and physicians should suspect the disorder in girls with early-onset pubarche or thelarche as well as those with traditional risk factors including hyperinsulinemia and a family history of PCOS.
Data from the last few decades show a dramatic decline in the onset age for both breast budding and pubarche, and rates are continuing to decline.
Premature pubarche, ovarian hyperandrogenism, hyperinsulinism and the polycystic ovary syndrome: from a complex constellation to a simple sequence of prenatal onset.
However, data from the last few decades have shown a dramatic decline in the onset age for both breast budding and pubarche and these rates are continuing to decline significantly (unlike menarche onset which has appeared to plateau).