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 [pōst-pu´ber-al] (postpubertal [pōst-pu´ber-t'l]) occurring in or pertaining to the period following puberty.
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Subsequent to the period of puberty.
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It is reported that prepubertal American children of European descent have significantly delayed skeletal maturation compared with those of African descent, and postpubertal American children of European descent have significantly advanced skeletal maturation compared with postpubertal children of African descent.'151
Dong-Mok et al (2010) reported that oral administration of ND did not alter the testes weight in rats, similarly, Feinberg et al (1997) observed that pre and postpubertal injection of testosterone propionate did not affect testes weight.
Bilateral 8th nerve masses macules that have a maximum seen with appropriate imaging diameter of >5 mm in techniques, such as MRI or CT prepubertal patients and >15 mm in postpubertal patients 2.
The purpose of our study was therefore to determine differences in facial heights between prepubertal and postpubertal subjects.
Similarly, among postpubertal obese girls who underwent weight loss, a modest increase of 28% in baseline serum total adiponectin was associated with an increase in spirometric parameters and reduction in asthma severity in subjects with asthma--this analysis was however limited by inadequate adjustment for the confounding effect of decrease in BMI [68].
All clinical profiles were consistent with secondary CVG, given postpubertal onset and lack of other conditions traditionally associated with primary CVG such as neuropsychiatric disorders.
([section]) Testicular inflammation, a postpubertal complication in males; therefore, the denominator used was male patients.
[25] Verrotti A, Greco R, Latini G, Morgese G, Chiarelli F, Increased bone turnover in prepubertal, pubertal, and postpubertal patients receiving carbamazepine, Epilepsia 2002; 43:1488-1492; 58(9):0348-1353,
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation appears to be the only choice for prepubertal females and in particular, for postpubertal patients in whom treatment cannot be postponed, even for a short time (cases in which there is no time for ovarian stimulation either for embryo or oocyte cryopreservation) (65).
An understanding of pediatric diagnoses contributing to infertility can facilitate management plans, and the impact of these diagnoses should be discussed with patients and their parents in preparation for postpubertal years.