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Precocious Huberty

Grażyna Jarząbek-Bielecka, Katarzyna Warchoł-Biedermann, Elżbieta Sowińska, Katarzyna Wachowiak-Ochmańska
Ginekol Pol 2011;82(4).

Abstract

Summary Precocious puberty is an early sexual maturation before the age of 8 in case of girls and 9 in boys. There are two types: isosexual precocious puberty - characteristic are appropriate for the child’s genetic and gonadal sex; and heterosexual precocious puberty - sexual characteristic are inappropriate for the genetic sex (feminizing syndrome in boys or virilizing syndrome in girls). Precocious puberty is an important problem in childhood gynecology, pediatrics, endocrinology and psychology.

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