Pescovitz, Ora H.

When Puberty is Precocious

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Table of contents

I. Neuroendocrine Control of Puberty

1. Control Puberty in Rodents
Sabine Heger, Sergio R. Ojeda

2. Control of Puberty in Non-Human Primates
Tony M. Plant

3. Control of Puberty in Humans
Dennis M. Styne, Melvin M. Grumbach

4. Genetic Regulation of the Variation in Pubertal Timing
Craig A. Hodges, Mark R. Palmert

II. Secular Trends and the Onset of Puberty

5. Puberty Is Starting Earlier in the 21st Century
Marcia E. Herman-Giddens

6. BMI and the Onset of Puberty
Paul Kaplowitz

7. Puberty Timing Remains Unchanged
Peter A. Lee, Christopher P. Houk

III. Isolated Breast Development

8. Premature Thelarche
Linda A. DiMeglio, Adda Grimberg

9. Gynecomastia
Samar N. Rahhal, John S. Fuqua

IV. Adrenal Abnormalities and Puberty

10. Premature Adrenarche
Alicia Belgorosky, María Sonia Baquedano, Gabriela Guercio, Marco A. Rivarola

11. Pubertal Consequences of Being Born Small for Gestational Age
Dyanne A. Wilson, Wayne S. Cutfield, Paul L. Hofman

12. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Lenore S. Levine, Sharon E. Oberfield, Lauren Antler

13. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in the Peripubertal Period
Selma Feldman Witchel

14. Psychological and Social Problems in Children with Premature Adrenarche and Precocious Puberty
Lorah D. Dorn

V. Gonadotropin-Dependent Precocious Puberty

15. Etiology of Gonadotropin-Dependent Precocious Puberty
Erik A. Imel, Kathleen E. Bethin

16. Treatment of Gonadotropin-Dependent Precocious Puberty
Zeina M. Nabhan, Emily C. Walvoord

VI. Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty

17. McCune—Albright Syndrome
Tamara S. Hannon, Erica A. Eugster

18. Familial Male-Limited Precocious Puberty
Nerissa C. Kreher

19. Gonadal and Adrenal Tumors
Inessa M. Gelfand, Nadine G. Haddad

VII. Environmental Effects on Puberty

20. The Role of Endocrine Disruptors in Pubertal Development
Todd D. Nebesio, Ora H. Pescovitz

21. Precocious Puberty in Internationally Adopted Girls
Grete Teilmann, Anne-Simone Parent, Niels E. Skakkebæk, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Internal Medicine

Publication year
Contemporary Endocrinology
Page amount
479 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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