Tanner stage


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Tan·ner stage

(tan'ĕr),
a stage of puberty in the Tanner growth chart, based on pubic hair growth, development of genitalia in boys, and breast development in girls.

Tan·ner stage

(tan'ĕr stāj)
A development level of puberty in the Tanner growth chart, based on pubic hair growth, development of genitalia in boys, and breast development in girls.

Tanner,

James, English pediatrician.
Tanner developmental scale - Synonym(s): Tanner growth chart
Tanner growth chart - a series of charts showing distribution of parameters of physical development for children by sex, age, and stages of puberty. Synonym(s): Tanner developmental scale
Tanner stage - stage of puberty on the Tanner growth chart.
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Table 1 shows the distribution of the study population by age, weight, height and BMI, median BMI-SDs and type of school, categorised according to the Tanner stage and menarche.
He shared the results of a 1997 Pediatrics study of 17,077 girls, in which by age 7 years, more than a quarter of black girls (27%) and 7% of white girls had reached at least Tanner stage 2.
For boys, serum LH and T levels in the next Tanner stage were significantly higher than those in previous Tanner stage among T1-T4 stages (P < 0.
She had minimal axillary hair, Tanner stage 2 breast development and Tanner stage 2 pubic hair development.
Pubic hair distribution, penis, and right testicle size were at Tanner Stage V, while left testicle was Tanner Stage III.
Pubertal assessments were also performed by visual inspection using established Tanner stage criteria for genitalia and pubic hair on a scale of 1 (immature) to 5 (mature) (Tanner and Whitehouse 1976).
External examination reveals completed puberty with normal secondary female sexual characteristics (Pubic hair and breast development are Tanner stage 5) and normal external genitalia.
On physical examination, the patient was phenotypically female, height 178 cm, weight 72 kg, with normal secondary sexual characteristics (pubic and axillary hair present, breast development Tanner stage IV).
6% (n=34) of the subjects who were diagnosed with CPP were considered Tanner stage II, 29.
2010) studied the influence of Tanner Stage, or stage of pubertal development, on testicular size and catch up growth.
Tanner staging is the 5-stage standard clinical system for describing normal pubertal development developed by Marshall and Tanner (13, 14), with Tanner stage I being prepubertal and Tanner stage V being adult.
Breasts were Tanner Stage III with hypoplastic areola.