sexual precocity


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sexual precocity

Onset of secondary sex characteristics at an earlier age than expected, typically before age 6 to 8 in girls or 9 in boys.
Synonym: isosexual precocity See: precocious puberty
See also: precocity
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Evidence that this hostile moral environment is taking a toll on vouth character can be found in 10 troubling trends: rising youth violence; increasing dishonesty (lying, cheating, and stealing); growing disrespect for authority: peer cruelty: a resurgence of bigotry on school campuses, from preschool through higher education; a decline in the work ethic: sexual precocity: a growing self-centeredness and declining civic responsibility; an increase in self-destructive behavior: and ethical illiteracy.
Pubertal development, growth and final height in girls with sexual precocity after therapy with the GnRH analogue D-TRP-6-LHRH.
Growth pattern and final height after cessation of gonadotropin-suppressive therapy in girls with central sexual precocity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007;92:3483-3489.
GnRH analogue stimulation test confirmed central sexual precocity.
McCune-Albright syndrome occurs when fibrous dysplasia is accompanied by the appearance of scattered areas of melanotic skin pigmentation (cafe-au-lait spots) and sexual precocity. [10] While many endocrine associations have been identified, hyperthyroidism is the most common, encountered in 5% of patients with this syndrome.
The teens' sexual precocity profanity-laced talk, irresponsible pack mentality, alcohol and (minor) drug use aren't drooled over a la "Kids" or "Gummo."
(5) Rare tumors have also been attributed to Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, including testicular sex cord and Sertoli cell tumors, leading to sexual precocity and gynecomastia, ovarian sex cord tumors with annular tubules, and adenoma malignum of the cervix.